Los Angeles, CA – All dental care services will be provided free of charge for uninsured and undocumented children on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Kids Dental Kare, the leading pediatric dental care provider in the Los Angeles area, will be providing dental examinations and procedures for children in need, including those without health coverage due to financial hardship or immigration status.

Dr. Jerry Lanier, founder and owner of Kids Dental Kare, created this event in order to help those kids that find themselves unable to receive dental care due to various circumstances. “It doesn’t matter if the kids are aliens from outer space, I want to help all of them,” explains Dr. Lanier. “To me, kids are just kids, and I don’t want them living in pain.”

Kids Dental Kare will attempt to treat as many underprivileged children as possible on September 9th free of charge. “We’ll try to provide as much treatment as possible within realistic time constraints on that day. We have to keep things moving quickly, especially if many people are waiting for treatment,” explains Dr. Lanier.

If necessary in certain cases, Kids Dental Kare will also offer follow-up, post-operative care to those treated if it is connected with the treatment performed on that day.

Volunteer dentists and staff will be on hand at the Kids Dental Kare location in East Los Angeles to provide free dental care for all children under the age of eighteen. Parents are encouraged to bring their children on Sunday September 9, 2012 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6p.m. to Kids Dental Kare – 4900 Whittier Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90022

For more information, to volunteer services for this event, or if there’s a pediatric dental emergency that needs attention before hand, call 1-888-KIDS-DEN (1-888-543-7336) or visit


Kids Dental Kare: Most Artistic Dental Clinic Ever!

Usually dental offices have a hospital-like feel to them, but Kids Dental Kare definitively breaks the mold when it comes to art and dental clinics.  Visiting the Kids Dental Kare Hollywood location, for example, will make you feel more like you’re living inside a cartoon than a dentist office – and kids LOVE THIS!

The Hollywood Kids Dental Kare clinic is painted inside and out with bright, colorful cartoon characters that come to life as a story is told through a beautifully elaborate mural.  Out of all the dental clinics in the country, Kids Dental Kare is definitively one of the most artistic.  This place is worth a visit, even if it’s not for a dental check-up!

These are some images from the mural at the Hollywood Kids Dental Kare office…

5 Easy Tips for Healthy Teeth

TeethBrush Regularly

Brushing your teeth on a regular basis (preferably after each meal) is an easy way to maintain good oral health.  Make sure to get a new toothbrush regularly.

Floss Daily

Sounds like hard work, but flossing is sure worth the trouble.  Creating a habit to floss everyday goes a long way to keeping your teeth healthy.

Watch What You Eat

Your diet could be your friend or your enemy when it comes to your oral health.  Stay away from foods high in sugar!  Especially chewy, gooey or sticky foods because they tend to stay in your mouth longer.

Don’t Smoke

Not smoking will no only help you maintain your teeth healthy, but your overall health as well.  Yellow teeth from smoking are not only hard to look at, but are also a sign of bad oral hygiene.

Keep Stress Low

Stress, anxiety and depression has been linked with gum disease.  Find ways to keep stress to a minimum, and make sure you exercise regularly.  If you are having a hard time dealing with stress, make sure you tell your doctor.

Get Preventive Dental Check Ups

It’s better to be safe than sorry.  Don’t wait until that tooth is aching before scheduling a visit to your dentist.  By the time the pain is there, it might be too late! Make a habit to visit your dentist regularly.

Kids Dental Kare: Premier Children’s Dental Care

Mon – Sat: 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Kids Dental Kare provides optimum children’s dental care to the communities that need our services. If you notice we spell Kare with a K, which stands for Kindness. Our caring and expert staff is dedicated to making your children’s dental visit a positive experience.
Our highly trained team members work together to emphasize total oral care. Our gentle manner creates an atmosphere that is friendly and not frightening. We strive to enhance a child’s positive self-image through oral health.
Kids Dental Kare has a unique approach to Children’s dentistry: Our mission is to provide the optimum dental care to the communities we serve.
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