April 8, 2004 -- Posted at 9:02 CDT
JONESBORO -- Flashing those pearly whites is something we do every day but don't often think about it. But for those in need of dental work, smiling can be a painful experience, and Thursday one lucky Region 8 woman proudly showed off her new grin, courtesy of a very generous dentist.
Putnam won the Northeast Arkansas Extreme Smile Makeover. She beat out more than 75 applicants to win a brand new smile, and says having a perfect smile has made a big impact on her life.