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What is Purple Heart Smiles?

Georgia School of Orthodontics is proud to partner with the Georgia Dental Foundation to provide complimentary orthodontic care to children of Purple Heart recipients. We want to give back to our veterans, our heroes, as part of our mission and commitment to the communities we serve.

GSO has proudly awarded 17 recipients with free orthodontic care through the Purple Heart Smiles Program.


Purple Heart Smiles Eligibility Requirements

Veteran’s Child Must:

  • Be a son or daughter of a Purple Heart Recipient
  • The Purple Heart Recipient serves as the legal guardian of the child
  • Be 16 years of age or younger

Documentation Needed:

  • DD214 (or documentation showing Purple Heart award if active duty)
  • Purple Heart Certificate
  • Proof of being the parent or legal guardian of the child

*Any qualified dental insurance will be applied to treatment.


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Georgia School of Orthodontics

Purple Heart School Proclamation Ceremony

Veterans and Purple Heart recipients were honored on November 7, by the Georgia School of Orthodontics (GSO) at a special Purple Heart Proclamation Ceremony at its Sandy Springs facility. GSO was named an official Purple Heart School during the ceremony, as it provides complimentary orthodontic care to children of Purple Heart recipients.

National, state and local members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Sandy Springs District 1 Councilman John Paulson, a Vietnam veteran, participated in the ceremony with a proclamation signing and raising of the Military Order of the Purple Heart flag.


“GSO is offering a valuable resource that helps military members with Purple Hearts gets their kids braces without creating a financial hardship.”

Rod Houston
Purple Heart Veteran


Congratulations to Purple Heart Smile Recipients! 

U.S. Army Veteran, Specialist Mark Easton of Mauk and his three sons Coby, Mark, and Thomas with Dr. Elisa Giordano

U.S. Air Force veteran, Senior Airman Rod Houston of Midland and his daughter Ambriel with Dr. Jennifer Dang

Retired U.S. Air Force veteran Lieutenant colonel Rick White of Villa Rica and his daughter Ericka with Dr. Dang


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