Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time

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Dr. Jacqueline Moroco of Moroco Orthodontics was selected to be featured as the “Orthodontic Provider of the Week” by Smiles Change Lives (SCL), a national non-profit that provides access to life- changing orthodontic treatment to children from low-income families. “I believe that it’s our duty as orthodontic professionals to reach out to children and families who can’t afford orthodontic treatment, states Moroco, “I am extremely happy to be part of such a noteworthy organization.” Each week, Smiles Change Lives recognizes the work of one orthodontic provider, a team of providers or an orthodontic practice, that goes above and beyond the call of duty to support SCL’s mission of bringing improved self esteem and healthy, happy smiles to the faces of children in need. Moroco has been an SCL provider since March 2003. Moroco was recognized throughout the week of November 11-17, 2013 on the Smiles Change Lives website, and Facebook Page. Moroco offers her patients a way to participate in the Smiles Change Lives organization through her patient referral program. When her patients refer their family and friends, they can either receive a tailored $25 gift card or they can choose to have Moroco Orthodontics donate that money to SCL in their name. This year she also served as the head chairperson for the 14th annual Women of Grace Luncheon at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. The event not only raises money for Bethesda Hospital in Delray Beach, but also honors five women volunteers whose outstanding service for non-profit organizations inspires and enriches our community. About Dr. Jacqueline Moroco: Dr. Moroco was born and raised in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a small town northwest of Pittsburgh. After completing her orthodontic training at Baylor College of Dentistry, she found her home in South Florida. She loves Delray Beach and resides here with her husband, Jack Maloney, and her two children, Jack and Kate. Dr. Moroco has been practicing in Delray Beach since 1993 and firmly believes in supporting her town where she is actively involved in multiple professional and community organizations. About Smiles Change Lives: Smiles Change Lives promotes and provides access to life-changing orthodontic treatment for children from low-income families. Headquartered in Kansas City, the program has treated more than 5,000 children since 1997. With its origin as the Virginia Brown Community Orthodontic Partnership, Smiles Change Lives has emerged as the nation’s leader in providing access to orthodontic care for qualified and motivated youth. For more information, visit www.smileschangelives.org