Michelle is a single mother of three working to put herself through college to be able to get a better job to support her children. She studies hard to be able to earn outstanding grades but has been concerned that she would have trouble obtaining employment due to her physical appearance. Unfortunately, Michelle suffered from severe dental issues that she was unable to afford treatment for.

Despite any hardships she may have endured in life, Michelle continued to maintain a positive, cheerful attitude. It’s this personality that got her noticed and nominated to be the recipient of free dental care through a Community Smile Project.

Dr. Narayan and her OM Amie Roberts were overjoyed to be able to help Michelle smile again. After receiving the majority of her dental treatments, Michelle was brought to tears by her new smile and the difference that it has on her appearance, her self-confidence, and her new outlook for her future.