The Power of Goodwill: Dental makeovers in Harris Co.

The Power of Goodwill: Dental makeovers in Harris Co.

HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - A Harris County dentist shocked a group of people with a dental makeover this week.

Dr. Alan Arrington of "Hamilton Family Dentistry" celebrated ten years of his practice with a $50,000 dental makeover giveaway.

90 nominations for the makeover were submitted and five finalists were later selected.

Dr. Arrington initially told the finalists that he would choose just one person for the makeover.

Yesterday, he surprised them and told them that they all would receive up to $10,000 in life-changing dentistry.

"I can go back to school for get-togethers. I can talk to people without putting my hand over my mouth, that's everything to me," said Brooke Shortte, one of the recipients, who suffers from bone deterioration and liver disease, which has destroyed her teeth.

Dr. Arrington says he witnesses the power of a smile every day and that this makeover gives his work a whole different meaning.

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