Image Orthodontics has chosen its first three children to receive full orthodontic scholarships through Smile for a Lifetime. Smile for a Lifetime is a nonprofit organization that selects six applicants, up to the age of 18, to receive full orthodontic treatment for free in the greater Sacramento Area at an Image Orthodontics office.ADDITIONAL READING |New Smile for a Lifetime chapter taking applications for free braces for needy children "We have always been community focused and are excited to serve our community doing what we excel at: providing beautiful smiles," stated Rachelle Doyle, marketing coordinator for Image Orthodontics.ADDITIONAL READING |Dentists give fifth grader a reason to smile by volunteering their dental and orthodontic services through Smile for a Lifetime Smile for a Lifetime strives to create self confident in deserving, underserved children in the local community. "Braces can help lift the self-esteem of a child immeasurably, and we are thrilled to be able to offer this," said Andrey Zhuravel, Smile for a Lifetime program director. Children are encouraged to continue submitting applications as three more winners will be selected before the end of the year. The deadline for the next round of applications is Oct. 31 2014. Children are selected based on several criteria including community involvement, grades, and extracurricular activities. There are financial qualifications, and the process is competitive.For more information or to submit application please visit http://www.imageorthodontics.com and click on the Smile for a Lifetime logo.