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Charitable Program of Distinguished Atlanta Orthodontist Reaches Fundraising Milestone

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 General News J E 4
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ATLANTA, Sept. 17 Project Smile, a charitable givingprogram sponsored by local orthodontist Dr. Robert Pickron of PickronOrthodontic Care, has just reached a major milestone. In less than two years,the program has raised $100,000 for local charities.

Project Smile turns the frustration and expense of a child's lost orbroken retainer into a rewarding experience. Instead of paying PickronOrthodontic Care for the cost of retainer repair or replacement, the patientwrites a check to support one of five local charitable organizations in theProject Smile program. Pickron Orthodontic Care matches all contributionsdollar-for-dollar.

Achieving a milestone of his own as well, Dr. Pickron, who created ProjectSmile, is celebrating 40 years as a practicing orthodontist this year. Hiscompany, Pickron Orthodontic Care, is the largest privately owned orthodonticpractice in the United States. It includes 24 offices throughout metroAtlanta.

Dr. Pickron became board certified in Georgia in 1975. He was honoredrecently having been twice voted as Gwinnett Magazine's "Best Dental Practice"and Inside Gwinnett Magazine's "Best Orthodontist."

For information about Pickron Orthodontic Care, go to www.pickron.com orcall 770-645-4545.

SOURCE Pickron Orthodontic Care
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