SUCCESS STORIES

One of the things most people don't know about Dr. Hime and Dr. Salome is their commitment to serving the community. In fact, some of our favorite success stories come from helping out the folks who need braces the most—but just can’t afford it. These three short films tell the stories of  the patients who inspired Dr. Hime and Dr. Salome to start their Share A Smile initiative.

 

Natalie is a single mother of two beautiful little girls. Natalie’s braces have given her a smile she’s proud of - and the confidence that comes along with it. Hear how orthodontic treatment from AOA has changed her life.

 

Stephanie goes to Kealing Middle School. A self-described inventor and walking dictionary, her treatment is another important step on the path to success. Learn more about how AOA has helped her unlock her shining personality. 

Herbert is getting ready to graduate from high school. After receiving treatment, he transformed from self-conscious to self-confident. Hebert got his first job and saved up to buy himself a truck. And it all started at AOA. 

 

 
 
You have truly designed a thoughtful experience that harnesses both your expertise and a deep understanding of the humanness of being an adolescent approaching orthodontic work.
— Tess