EL PASO, Texas, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Andre Singleton, DDS, Area Dental Director for national children's dental provider Kool Smiles, has been named to the Dean's Advisory Board of Howard University's College of Dentistry. Dr. Singleton is a 1996 graduate of HUCD.
The HUCD Dean's Advisory Board assists with strategic and visionary planning, community outreach, faculty and student recruitment, alumni engagement as well as fundraising and grant opportunities for the College of Dentistry.
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve my alma mater as a member of this working board," Dr. Singleton said. "My time at HUCD was instrumental in helping me realize my professional calling as a dentist. I look forward to supporting future HUCD students and graduates as they embark upon their own dental careers and strive to make a positive impact in the communities they serve."
"As a committed alumnus and a leading advocate for children's dental care, Dr. Singleton's leadership and guidance will play a vital role in shaping the activities and programs of the College of Dentistry," said Dr. Dexter Woods, DDS, Dean of Howard University's College of Dentistry.
Dr. Singleton began his career with Kool Smiles in May of 2008; he was promoted to State Dental Director for Texas in 2010 then promoted to Area Dental Director in 2011. As an Area Dental Director, he has oversight for five El Paso, Texas-area Kool Smiles offices as well as the Kool Smiles Las Cruces, New Mexico dental practice.
For more information about HUCD, visit http://healthsciences.howard.edu/education/colleges/dentistry.
About Kool Smiles
Kool Smiles is dedicated to creating a world of happy, healthy smiles. As a leading dental health provider, Kool Smiles' mission is to improve lives by providing high quality dental care in a fun, compassionate environment. Kool Smiles dentists are proud to offer care to kids and adults with almost any insurance plan, including State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP), Medicaid and Tricare. Kool Smiles also provides oral health education programs through partnerships with community schools and organizations. For more information, visit www.mykoolsmiles.com.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/kool-smiles-area-dental-director-named-to-howard-university-college-of-dentistry-deans-advisory-board-300284601.html
SOURCE Kool Smiles