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Gulf Coast Dental Outreach founder Robert B. Ettleman, left, accepts the Mason Dixon Be More Involved - Award for Volunteerism with radio personality Mason Dixon.
Don't take our word for it...
Take everyone else's. Newspapers, patients, doctors and Florida and county health department officials are applauding the work we have been able to do so far (click for more details on what we've accomplished). Below are a few of the many comments and pieces of press coverage we have received.

Press Coverage
- Molinda Healthcare Community Champions Award
- Florida Academy of General Dentistry Humanitarian Award
- Gulf Coast Dental Outreach President and CEO Robert B. Ettleman wins the Mason Dixon Be More Involved - Award for Volunteerism, and Gulf Coast Dental Outreach is named a finalist in the WEDU Be More Brilliant Innovation Award, WEDU and Q105
- Gulf Coast Dental Outreach President and CEO Robert B. Ettleman wins the Health Care Hero award, volunteer category, Tampa Bay Business Journal
- "Patient: They Were Able To Help Me Smile," Channel 10 News
- "Hands Down Inspiring,"
- "Dentists Smile on the Needy," St. Petersburg Times
- "Open hearts will open doors to dental care," St. Petersburg Times
- "Local dentists offer low-cost care for the needy," Tampa Bay Newspapers

Patient testimonials:
"Without your program, I would never have been able to address all my dental issues. ... God bless all of you."
"Thank you from the deepest of my heart and soul for the help you are giving lower-income people."
"The doctor that worked on me and his assistant were of the highest quality anyone would have wished for."

Other testimonials:
"You have been able to accomplish more than any other clinic in the state in terms of providing a access to dental care where there was very little available."
- Mary Lyons, department health program specialist for the Florida Dental Association

"Keep it up and watch the program grow. Thank you for doing this."
- Dr. James Hayslett, D.D.S., volunteer dentist at Gulf Coast Dental Outreach
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