Give Vets A Smile

Give Vets A Smile

  • Two HSDM students working in the clinic alongside veteran.

Moments taken from previous GVAS events.

What is Give Vets a Smile (GVAS) Day?

Give Veterans A Smile Day is an opportunity for veterans to receive free oral healthcare in a safe and comfortable setting. 85%, or about 7.8 million veterans enrolled in the Veterans Affairs health care system, are ineligible for VA dental benefits. If you or someone you know is a veteran needing dental care, please consider coming to GVAS!

Services We Offer

  • Dental Screenings
  • Cleanings/Fluoride Treatment
  • Fillings
  • Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, and Floss
  • Oral Health Education


  • Open to veterans with a current military ID or enrolled in VA Health Care

How do I register?

Click the button below to access the registration form.

Date & Location

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 9 AM to 12 PM

Location: 188 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

Parking Instructions: Harvard Dental Center patient parking is available at the NRB Garage located at 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Patients are required to stop at the NRB garage attendant’s booth to pick up a blue parking voucher. Upon checking out of the Harvard Dental Center, payment for parking must be made at the Harvard Dental Center receptionist desk. The receptionist will validate the blue parking voucher. The patient must present the validated parking voucher to the NRB booth attendant to be able to exit the NRB Garage.

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