Category Archive for: Project Updates

Pizza & Happy Hour Fundraiser

by Sara Mantlik

  • Posted on April 2, 2017

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PIZZA & HAPPY HOUR FUNDRAISER – APRIL 12th (all day) CO-HOST COMMITTEE (In Formation): Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, Tempe Councilmembers Lauren Kuby & Randy Keating, Mesa Councilmember Ryan Winkle, State Sen Juan Mendez, State Rep Athena Salman, the Honorable Jenny Norton, CJ Briggle, Linda Knutson, Scott Shrake ————————–————————–————————–———— A group of brainy ASU Engineering students…



The Finish Line is Near!

by Sara Mantlik

  • Posted on March 31, 2017

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The trailer arrived in Phoenix on March 19, 2017! It was shipped to IMAHelps in California, where it was registered and insured. Two IMAHelps volunteers, Tracey Allen and Mike Reyes delivered the trailer to Phoenix to be retrofitted. The trailer was then picked up by one of our amazing supporters, Kim Bergman, the co-founder of…



Big Leaps Forward

by Andrea Kemmerrer

The past few months have been HUGE for the Engineering Smiles team, not only have we purchased our trailer but we secured cabinetry for the trailer as well! After spending the summer reviewing the quote for the trailer frame from Becker Custom Trailers, the Engineering Smiles team has finally purchased the trailer frame! This is…



UNICA and IMAHelps Collaboration

by Andrea Kemmerrer

Jeff Crider, the IMAHelps communication director, traveled along with Alvaro Molina, a Nicaraguan attorney and legal counsel for IMAHelps, to Nicaragua. They formalized our plans to base the mobile dental clinic at the university in Nicaragua, UNICA. Crider and Gutierrez met with the University Director, Dr. Francisco Hiram Otero Pravia, and other officials representing the…



Fernando Band of Mission Indians

by Andrea Kemmerrer

The dental clinic will now be serving domestically! The mobile dental clinic designed and built by Engineering Smiles will now serve the Fernando Band of Mission Indians in San Fernando, California!  The Engineering Smiles’ Team Manager Sara Mantlik recently met with the Tribal President Rudy Ortega and the other Tribal leaders to discuss the details!…



Our Current Design: 24-foot Car Hauler Trailer

by The Engineering Smiles Team

This two operatory mobile dental clinic will serve a variety of different impoverished people and better navigate the less developed landscapes. The design was right-sized in order to meet the needs of a variety of different populations. This two operatory trailer will be able to serve in a variety of different landscapes due to its portability…