August 22, 2016
A group of UIC College of Dentistry students and faculty, as part of the UIC ASDA chapter recently brought smiles to A Safe Haven, a Chicago area homeless shelter. The group provided dental screenings and fluoride varnishes for the children, as well as had some fun providing "entertainment" and games with the participants. Dr. Sahar Alrayyes, Clinical Associate Professor in Pediatric Dentistry was on hand to supervise.
About A Safe Haven
At A Safe Haven we help homeless people that are in sudden or chronic social and financial crisis address the root causes of their problems and we help them achieve sustainable self-sufficiency. For over 20 years we have provided individualized services. Our unique comprehensive and integrated model and specialized programs help thousands of people every year from the following populations in need.