Locally-owned and operated Gateway Bank in Mesa, Ariz., is the newest supporter of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) Smile Forward® program. Smile Forward® provides dental care for children, families, and individuals with little or no dental insurance benefits who demonstrate financial need.

“We are Mesa’s hometown bank, and support for this program reinforces our social responsibility,” said Gateway Bank President & CEO, James Christensen.

Smile Forward® is funded through the generosity of ATSU employees, individuals, grateful patients, and corporations and foundations.  “Local businesses like Gateway Bank strengthen our commitment to provide high-quality education and care for the underserved,” said Jack Dillenberg, DMD, MPH, dean, ATSU-ASDOH.

Learn more about Smile Forwar®d at:  http://youtu.be/xsQbiBGpfRs