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Lifetime sinks its teeth into “Smile”

U.S. net Lifetime is documenting the physical and emotional tolls around transformative dental procedures in the forthcoming docuseries Smile (pictured).
April 23, 2015

U.S. net Lifetime is documenting the physical and emotional tolls around transformative dental procedures in the forthcoming docuseries Smile (pictured).

The 6 x 60-minute series – set to debut on May 28 at 10 p.m. EST/PST – follows a team of New York- and LA-based dentists as they work with 12 patients from across the U.S. to restore their smiles.

The premiere episode of Smile follows a college senior born with a disabling genetic disorder that prevented several of her teeth from fully growing in, as well as another patient whose teeth were shattered in a high school baseball accident. The episode finds dentists performing corrective surgery with the goal of helping their patients regain self-confidence.

Smile is produced by Morgan J. Freeman‘s 11th Street Productions. Executive producers on the show include Freeman, Bryn Freedman and Dia Sokol Savage, as well as Lifetime’s Eli Lehrer, Mary Donahue and Colleen Conway.

 

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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