Smile For a Lifetime!

We are very excited to launch our Smile for a Lifetime Chapter, which will serve Windham and Cheshire counties. Read our media announcement below.


Local Orthodontist Launches Smile For a Lifetime Chapter

Keene, NH & Brattleboro, VT – Dr. Lance Miller, Orthodontist at Keene and Brattleboro Orthodontic Specialists, has started a local Smile For a Lifetime Chapter to serve Cheshire and Windham Counties.

Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization comprised of local chapters throughout the country that provides orthodontic scholarships for patients who may not have the opportunity to achieve a beautiful, straight smile without financial assistance.  Their mission is to create self-confidence, inspire hope and change the lives of children in their communities in a dramatic way.  There are currently 165 chapters serving 45 states across North America.

Dr. Miller is the first orthodontist to start a chapter in Vermont and the second orthodontist to have a chapter in New Hampshire.  He has pledged to provide six orthodontic cases free of charge each year to children between the ages of 11-17.

“I am honored to be able to start a Smile for a Lifetime chapter and give back to the kids in our community,” stated Dr. Lance Miller, Owner and Orthodontist at Keene and Brattleboro Orthodontic Specialists.  I have seen how much a smile can contribute to a person’s confidence and sense of well being, and through Smile for a Lifetime we can provide that gift to six kids each year.  I feel grateful to be in a position to support local families in this way.  We have a wonderful board in place that will review the applications and select scholarship recipients.”

The Keene/Brattleboro chapter has appointed the following board members: Heather McGreer, Assistant Director of Human Resources at Keene State College; Elizabeth Coppola, Associate Executive Director Keene Family YMCA; Nancy Heydinger, Executive Director of Girls On The Run VT; Beth Baldwin, Executive Director of Boys and Girls Club Brattleboro; Andy Bohannon, Director of Keene Parks and Recreation; Kevin Watterson, President of g.housen, The Keene Swamp Bats, and Southwestern Community Services. Jen English will be the chapter’s Executive Director.

For additional information or Interested applicants please contact Jen at or at Smile For A Lifetime.  Scholarships will be awarded in May and October each year.

Dr. Miller owns and operates Keene Orthodontics is located at 105 West Street in Keene, NH; Brattleboro Orthodontic Specialists located at 54 Chickering Drive in Brattleboro, VT; and Rindge Orthodontic Specialists located at 31 Sonja Drive in Rindge, NH. Dr. Miller provides braces and Invisalign to children, teens and adults at all three locations. More information can be found at