$85,000 in Grants Awarded to Non-Profit Dental Clinics


We are proud to award $85,000 in grants to members of our Dental Clinic Resource Program. Members of this program are non-profit and safety net dental clinics that provide dental care and education to underserved children and families.

NCOHF grants focus on increasing access to care, expanding internal capacity, and supporting innovative oral health education programs. This spring’s grants will support programs including:

  • School-based screening, fluoride varnish and other dental service programs
  • Services in non-traditional settings including homeless shelters, Head Start, and Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Screenings, education and care for children with special needs
  • Oral health education for pregnant women and mothers in the WIC program
  • Comprehensive care for children living in poverty
  • Capacity expansion and equipment for non-profit dental clinics
  • Facilitating interprofessional communication and referrals between dentists and pediatricians
  • Delivery of care for children in rural populations
  • Provision of oral care kits

Below are our spring 2017 grant award winners:

  • Apple Tree Dental – $5,000 3M Oral Care ToothFairy Grant
  • Cass County Dental Clinic – $5,000 Septodont ToothFairy Grant
  • Children’s Dental Services – $5,000 Patterson Dental ToothFairy Grant
  • Community Dental Care – $5,000 Henk van Duijnhoven ToothFairy Grant
  • Dr. Earl R. Crane Children’s Dental Health Center – $5,000 KaVo Kerr ToothFairy Grant
  • Just Kids Dental – $5,000 Medicom ToothFairy Grant
  • Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic – $5,000 Medicom ToothFairy Grant
  • Let’s Smile – $5,000 Patterson Dental Sparkle ToothFairy Grant
  • Northern Dental Access – $5,000 Steve Fletcher ToothFairy Grant
  • Ravenswood Family Health Center – $5,000 GC America, Inc. ToothFairy Grant
  • Ready Set Smile – $5,000 Dentsply Sirona ToothFairy Grant
  • San Gabriel Valley Foundation for Dental Health – $5,000 IQ Dental Supply ToothFairy Grant
  • St. John’s Well Child & Family Center – $5,000 Dr. Gordon Christensen ToothFairy Grant
  • The Children’s Dental Center – $5,000 Sheets, Paquette & Wu Dental Practice ToothFairy Grant
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine – $5,000 SS White ToothFairy Grant
  • University of New Mexico Division of Dental Hygiene – $5,000 TSC EcoSolutions, Inc. ToothFairy Grant
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry – $5,000 IQ Dental Supply ToothFairy Grant

Thank you to all of our supporters who help make these programs possible!