Who We Are

Advantage Smiles for Kids is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering under-resourced youth through orthodontics, education, and community service.

2017 ASK Board of Directors- Exec. Director Dr. Mike Shirtcliff; Board Members: Dr. Kyle House, Dr. Juliana Panchura, Dr. Rob Orr, Linda Dwight, Dr. Benita Wong, Cindy Shirtcliff, Boni Smith, & Don Laird



Cynthia Shirtcliff, President
Boni Smith, Vice President
Donald R. Laird, Secretary
Juliana Panchura, DMD, Treasurer
Linda Dwight
Kyle House, DDS
Benita Wong, DDS


Michael Vendrame, Exectutive Director (Interim), michaelv@advantagesmilesforkids.org

Morgan Leatham, Administrative Program Coordinator, morganl@advantagesmilesforkids.org 

Advantage Smiles for Kids Diversity Policy

Advantage Smiles for Kids (ASK) strives to be a model of diversity in regard to ethnicity; gender; language differences; nationality; parental status; physical, mental and developmental abilities; race; religion; sexual orientation. ASK is committed to serving a racially diverse spectrum of low-income “at-risk” kids.  Our outreach efforts span all communities in the State of Oregon and Idaho.  We encourage referrals from schools, social service agencies, health departments, tribal communities, and more.