Shreveport is home to a large educational community with several higher educational institutions, including Louisiana State University at Shreveport, Louisiana Tech University at Shreveport, and Louisiana State University Health and Science, the only medical school in northern Louisiana.
Often referred to as "A Sportsman's Paradise," Shreveport is the perfect location for jogging, hiking, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, because of it's charming weather and magical landscape. Central to the Red River, residents enjoy cookouts, low country boils and all the crawfish their hearts desire.
Competing with other cosmopolitan cities, Shreveport's social calendar is one to impress. Starting the minute the frost leaves the ground and running until the first sign of it again, festivals draw hundreds of thousands into the city every year. Favorites include Mudbug Madness Festival, Mardi Gras Festival, Louisiana Film Festival and the Red River Revel.
Shreveport's cosmopolitan mix of residents includes stars like Academy Award-winning filmmaker William Joyce. Residents fill their weeks with hiking along the river, Food Network Magazine Award-winning pizza, and sunny days on Cyprus Lake. Fresh food markets and breathtaking golf courses add to the list of weekend "to-do's."
Louisiana's Red River spans 1,360 miles throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and of course, Louisiana. Its waters creep and descend throughout the natural landscape of all four states creating a breathtaking scene of sapphire waters and greenscape.
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.
"Kool Smiles is providing care for underserved communities and we're doing it in a very, very high quality way."
Dr. Diane Earle, 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.
Emily has been with Benevis since March 2011. Her work involves the recruitment of dental specialists in Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, South Carolina, Connecticut, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Massachusetts. Emily is results driven, and is passionate about recruiting and client relations. She enjoys working with her teammates who share the company values of quality, compliance, and professionalism. In her spare time, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and pug.
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