In 1998, Alireza Parhizkari, D.D.S. decided to donate his time and dental
expertise to volunteer at a small community health fair. There, Dr.
Parhizkari treated individuals suffering from intense dental pain. Their
quality of living had been drastically reduced by untreated oral problems.
Parhizkari was in disbelief,
"With the amount of wealth and resources in this area, it's staggering
to have these conditions. It is a total shock."
When he received numerous requests to perform additional charitable
work, he felt compelled to respond to the suffering all around him. For
Parhizkari and co-founder Mike Reza, the desperation of those
individuals, especially children, to be relieved of their dental pain
Gradually, Dr. Parhizkari began devoting more and more of his time to
volunteering in the East San Jose School District, Alum Rock.
Ultimately, in October of 1999, his passion was officially transformed
into Tooth Mobile-a 501 ©3 non-profit organization. In its infancy,
Tooth Mobile operated as a single mobile dental clinic.
Today, Health Mobile operates three mobile
Traveling throughout California to schools, community centers, rural and
urban areas, migrant camps, and health fairs.
We provide Health care to thousands of the
state's underprivileged children.