America’s Toothfairy Awards $105,000 in Grants to Expand Children’s Oral Health Services

Posted on September 2, 2015

(Charlotte, NC, September 2, 2015) – Today, the ToothFairy gave 15 organizations and thousands of children something to smile about! Thanks to generous support from corporations and caring individuals, America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation®awarded $105,000 in ToothFairy Grants to its Affiliate Network, a collaborative alliance of non-profit clinical and community partners providing vital oral health education and care to at-risk children. Through this network, America’s ToothFairydelivers community-based programs, educational materials, oral care products, dental equipment, and financial grants to support expansion and innovation of children’s oral health services.

Grant recipients include:

·      Children’s Dental Services (MN): $20,000 Medicom ToothFairy Grant

·      Community Dentistry on Wheels (Washington, DC):$10,000 Patterson Dental Sparkle ToothFairy Grant

·      Indiana University School of Dentistry, Division of Pediatric Dentistry (IN):$10,000 Patterson Dental Sparkle ToothFairy Grant

·      Gateway to Oral Health Foundation (MO):$7,500 Patterson Dental Sparkle ToothFairy Grant

·      Kids’ Community Dental Clinic of Burbank (CA):$7,500 America’s ToothFairy Grant

·      A.T. Still University - Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (AZ): $5,000 ToothFairy Grant

·      Community Dental Care (MN): $5,000 Retired 3M Executives ToothFairy Grant

·      Just Kids Dental (MN): $5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

·      Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic (OR):$5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

·      The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health (CA):$5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

·      Northern Dental Access Center (MN): $5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

·      San Gabriel Valley Foundation for Dental Health (CA): $5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

·      The Children’s Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles (CA): $5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

·      University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston (TX):$5,000 TSC EcoSolutions ToothFairy Grant

·      Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry (VA): $5,000 ToothFairy Ball Grant

“We are very proud to award these ToothFairy Grants to enhance the smile-saving work of nonprofit clinical and community programs across the country,” said Fern Ingber, America’s ToothFairy President and CEO. “Thanks to their efforts, and the generosity of donor companies and individuals, thousands of at-risk children and their families will be able to access the oral health services and education they need for optimal health.”

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