Portsmouth is home to a number of higher educational institutions including the Tri-Cities Higher Education Center of Old Dominion University, a four-year university offering programs in various research driven fields. Tidewater Community College, a two-year college, is also located within the city.
Portsmouth's picturesque setting and charming community is set on the breezy coast of Hampton Roads. The city's quaint downtown is a clustered community of shops, boutiques and eateries, offering visitors easy and walkable access to the culture of the city.
There's a lot to do here in Portsmouth! Pack the family up and head downtown for the monthly art walk. April kicks off the city's garden week, where neighbors are invited to tour the city's historical homes and gardens. Concerts and festivals are also a city favorite, and are held at Portsmouth Pavillion at Harbor Center.
This fisherman's town is full of fresh fare and local finds. Local favorites include Rodman's Bones & Buddy's and Stove, the restaurant. It was a Platinum Plate Award recipient as the #1 restaurant in the region, by Hampton Roads Magazine in 2008. If you're more of the "a little bit of this a little bit of that" variety, mark your calendar for Portsmouth's annual Restaurant week, which features the city's hottest eateries and appetizing pre fixe menus.
Portsmouth is located on the historical Hampton Roads, one of the world's largest harbors. Made up of several rivers and emptying out into the Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads has been the site of many early American events, including a leg of the Civil War.
Patients can expect quality care and great customer service at Kool Smiles. An amazing 97% of Kool Smiles patients say they'll refer their friends and family. Our dream is to create a world of happy, healthy smiles. We believe that every family in America deserves quality dental care. That's what drives us to open dental offices in underserved communities. And it's why we're selecting smart, talented people to join us.
We currently offer the following services:
Our treatment areas are designed to be kid-friendly, semi-private, and accessible to parents. Our doctors use basic behavioral guidance techniques such as "tell, show, do" to make dental treatment a pleasant experience for all.
Our team of specialists, general dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants work together efficiently to provide comprehensive dental services.
Kool Smiles offices have brightly colored, oversize waiting areas that include children's play areas, many of which have full playground sets where younger children can climb, slide, and explore.
"I feel like we have found an impeccable group of people that really care for the kids."
Dr. Priya Grewal, DDS
At the end of each day, everyone at Kool Smiles knows they've accomplished something that matters—something that makes a difference in the world—a positive change in the lives of children and their families.
Having the right dentist makes all the difference in the world. Our dentists share a common bond: they are passionate about providing quality dental care to families. All of our dentists go through Kool Smiles training upon hire and continue to receive company sponsored continuing education. Many of our dentists are active in both local, regional, or state dental associations, serve on Medicaid advisory boards, and participate in national associations such as American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Kool Smiles is committed to expanding access to quality dentistry and oral healthcare services in underserved communities.
Lack of healthcare coverage, or being enrolled in the Medicaid program, should not undermine an individual’s access to vital dental services.
80% of the nation’s 179,000 practicing dentists refuse to provide care to Medicaid enrollees.
We’ve partnered extensively with local schools, daycares and community organizations to provide much-needed oral health screenings and supplies, free of charge. In 2012 alone, Kool Smiles provided over $18.5 million in dental services to children with no form of payment for those procedures, simply because it was in the best interest of the children and their health.
In addition to strong clinical oversight, Kool Smiles has implemented an advanced electronic health records (EHR) system that is used in every Kool Smiles office across the country to measure and report on clinical compliance. The system is closely monitored by our dental clinical leaders to assure all dentists are in compliance with professional standards as well as ADA and AAPD guidelines.
Rosa joined Benevis in 2010 as the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition. She manages a team of four recruiters and conducts full-cycle recruitment of General Dentists. Rosa is responsible for identifying qualified dental practitioners for dental offices located in Virginia, Texas, Arkansas, Okalahoma and New Mexico. Rosa loves interacting with her candidates and helping them find positions where they will be happy doing what they love. She is a foodie who enjoys cooking and eating at new and delicious restaurants.
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