1000 Smiles Jamaica 2005
From November 24 to December 12, 2005, Judson A. Werner, DDS, and his wife, Amelie, traveled to Jamaica to participate in a humanitarian dental project. Along with 30 other volunteers, they treated over 1000 patients and provided over a million dollars
worth of dental care. An education group comprised of volunteers also traveled to schools throughout Hanover Parish in Jamaica, and educated thousands of Jamaican children on dental care.
The 1000 Smiles Project is an annual collaboration between Dr. Sherwin Shinn’s, International Smile Power Foundation, and Great Shape, Inc.
~ Smile Power provides dental healthcare, supplies and education to underserved people all over the world, enabling them to become independently healthy.
~ Great Shape is an international social service organization that partners with various Jamaican schools and other organizations to provide empowering assistance to Jamaican children in need.