Orange County Oral Health Zone

Orange County, Oral Health Zone


SUAT.jpegThe Orange County Oral Health Zone (OC OHZ) aims to join a community-engaged approach to bringing awareness and building healthier communities. It combines resources and programs from America's ToothFairy with local programs, knowledge, expertise, and manpower to address the significant oral health needs of youth in southern California. By utilizing our community programs, ToothFairy 101 Community Education Kit and other resources, the OC OHZ works to improve oral health literacy and knowledge, improve access to care and unite dental and medical professionals in the fight against pediatric dental disease.  

Orange County OHZ Goals:

  • Expand access to oral health education 
  • Elevate oral health literacy among pregnant mothers, children, teens, and their caregivers 
  • Engage youth in oral health advocacy and community service
  • Increase access to care for at-risk populations 

 

OC OHZ Affiliate Partners and Community Partners

Affiliates provide direct service as well as prevention education

AltaMed Health Services
Assistance League of Garden Grove
Assistance League of Newport Mesa
Assistance League of San Bernardino
Assistance League of Santa Ana
Assistance League of Orange
AYUDA
Dr. Earl R. Crane Children's Dental Health Center
Friends of Family
Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County
La Amistad
Puente a la Salud
The Children's Dental Center (TCDC)
The Gary Center
The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health

Local Community Partners/College SUATS

Assisteen Chapters, Newport Mesa and Orange SUAT
Cal State Fullerton Pre Dent Society SUAT

Cal State Long Beach Pre Dent Society SUAT

El Monte School District

GG-Concorde College Dental Hygiene SUAT
Harbor City Early Childhood/Head Start-Volunteers of America
Nurses from OC Department of Education
OC School Readiness Nurses (1st Five)
Orange County Head Start    
UCI Pre Dent Society SUAT
USC CHAMPS (1st Five)
West Coast University SUAT
Yorba Linda High School Girls League SUAT

Cerritos College Dental Hygiene SUAT

 

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Concorde Career College 7th annual Central Health Expo

Garden Grove SUAT -- Concorde Career College Dental Hygiene students came together to show their compassion and help dentist with dental procedures along with teaching the kids oral health education. 

 

 

 
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Pretend City Health Fair

Our Concorde SUAT from Garden Grove had a blast teaching oral hygiene education to the kids and proper nutrition while utilizing our 101 Board! The kids absolutely had a blast learning! Big thanks to Pretend City for having us and our dental hygiene students for making this day enjoyable for all! 

 

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It was a great experience teaming with High School Inc. at Valley High School Wellness Day!

 

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Concorde Dental Hygiene SUAT reaches all the way to Guatamala!

They saw a total of 100 girls at the IMA School for Girls and provided preventative care to 2,000 teeth! The ToothFairy 101 kit was the perfect tool to educate the girls on proper brushing and flossing. One little girl mentioned to her teacher that it was the best day of her life!! 

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Pretend City with Concorde SUAT!!

It was such a blast with Concorde SUAT at Pretend City! The children absolutely LOVED meeting the ToothFairy, learning about nutrition and interacting with the puppet show!

Special thanks Pretend City for having us and supporting our Smile Drive! 

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Smile Drive Highlights!!

Check out this amazing video of our Concorde SUAT!

https://youtu.be/9VUFvissiJM

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UCLA SUAT

Our PreDent Society at UCLA telling us why their smile matters most!
Thanks UCLA for continuing to provide great outreach and utilizing the 101Kit! 
 
 
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Cal State Fullerton

Pre Dent Society SUAT 

Teaching children the importance of oral hygiene and tooth friendly foods! 
 
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ToothFairy Sighting at Caterina's Club!

Looking forward to bringing our oral health message to Caterina's Club Kids!

         

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Assisteens engaging in public outreach for children!

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Concorde ToothFairy from Garden Grove teaching children about tooth friendly foods!

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It's great to see Cerritos College Dental Hygiene SUAT having fun engaging the children in the importance of oral health. These future hygienists are true tooth fairies!

2015 Fall Conference Collaboration

It was such an honor representing America's ToothFairy at the OCDHA The Power of Purple Event. We had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Brian Novy who delivered science based evidence on tooth decay and how to care for caries.Thank you again OCDHS for having us!!

 

Our newest ToothFairy, Kate visited 3 schools in the SAUSD in one day!!
Teachers and students were thrilled! 
One student even whispered "I told you she's real!"
 

Spot Light: Dental Hygienist in Action at Lake Hills Elementary School! 

 

 

WELCOME CERRITOS COLLEGE DENTAL HYGIENE SUAT!  

 

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California State University of Fullerton Pre Dent Society kicks off their year with America’s ToothFairy! 

The children had a blast participating in activities provided by CSF! Our ToothFairy Kit provided a great visual aid and the children were eager to learn all about the importance of proper oral care.  

Thanks again CSF Pre Dent Society!

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The L.A. Trust ToothFairy Convention was a huge success!! What a great way to promote oral health literacy, healthy food choices, drinking tap water, and honor the amazing LAUSD volunteers while listening to great music and mingling with celebrities! We love partnering with the LA Trust.

 
       
 
        
 
 

The children kept Brady Reiter, from Nickelodean’s 100 things to do before High school, busy signing autographs and posing for photos. Thanks Brady for coming out and supporting America’s ToothFairy! 

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ToothFairy's supporting the Oral Cancer Walk Foundation at Mile Square Park !

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Welcome to our newest SUAT,

California State University Fullerton Pre Dent Society

 
 
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It was a pleasure to take part in the 6th Annual Oral Health Expo for the 2nd year in a row in Garden Grove. It was hosted by Senator Janet Nguyen and sponsored by Central County Foundation, Lestonnac Free Clinic, Concorde Career College, and Mariners Church.  

While the Concorde Dental Hygiene students were busy volunteering in the dental clinic, the Yorba Linda Girls League High School SUAT provided oral health and nutrition education for the children in attendance. The children were eager to learn and excited to use our ToothFairy 101 Community Education Kit.  It was a great success, and we want to thank everyone who had participated and volunteered their time!! 

     

     

      Generous funders have made The Orange County Oral Health Zone possible including:

Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

For more information on the Orange County OHZ, contact:

Jo Jass, RDH

Orange County Oral Health Zone Manager

jjass@ncohf.org

Follow us on Twitter: @OCOHZ

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Get in touch with us at (800) 559-9838 or via email at info@ncohf.org!

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