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Smile for a Lifetime Foundation

Black Hills Chapter

Meyer and Dana Orthodontics is proud to be involved in the Black Hills Chapter of Smile for a Lifetime! Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization comprised of local chapters throughout the country that provide quality orthodontic treatment for patients who may not have the opportunity to achieve a beautiful, straight smile without financial assistance.

At Smile For A Lifetime Foundation, it is our mission to create self-confidence, inspire hope, and change the lives of children in our communities in a dramatic way. The gift of a smile can do all this for a deserving, under-served individual who, in turn, can use this gift to better themselves and their community. As of October 1, 2018, we have assisted 41 children in the Black Hills area!

If you would like to submit an application (please see requirements below), please download and print the following application: 


Download Application

Smile For A Lifetime application 7.1.15 Smile For A Lifetime application 7.1.15 (46 KB)
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Download Instructions to take Photos

Sample - How to take S4L photos Sample - How to take S4L photos (781 KB)
07-Jun-2013 10:51 AM


Additional Application Documents


Please note that there are several documents that must accompany the application. Along with the completed application, please submit:

  • Series of photos showing teeth and smile (see instructions above).  The pictures must be clear and easy-to-see
  • Two letters of reference, typed and limited to one page each
  • Verification of family income, which can be the most recent year tax return or a current W-2 form
  • Report card or similar school document which must show attendance record
  • Applicant must be between age 11 - 19


     If any of these documents are missing or inadequate, the application will not be considered.  Please review carefully prior to submitting to:

     Attn: Julie Beach
  Meyer and Dana Orthodontics
  2620 Jackson Blvd. Ste. A
  Rapid City, SD 57702

Next Application Deadline:

  February 28, 2019

Applicants will receive notification of decision by mail following selection process.

All applications, pictures and supporting documents will not be returned and become property of Smile for a Lifetime Foundation.

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