America's ToothFairy awards $170,000 in grants to affiliate networks

America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation announced it has awarded $170,000 in grants to its affiliate network of nonprofit children's clinical and program partners.

Mar 18th, 2015
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America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation announced it has awarded $170,000 in grants to its affiliate network of nonprofit children's clinical and program partners.

An America's Toothfairy grant is delivered to a recipient.
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Funds were donated by individual and corporate table sponsors for the Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction, a fundraiser held by America’s ToothFairy in November 2014. Each $5,000 sponsorship has been awarded as a “ToothFairy Grant” in the name of the donating individual or company and will enhance delivery of quality oral health education and treatment services for vulnerable children.

The recipients include:

  • Assistance League of Orange Dental Health Center (Orange, CA) — $5,000 Mark Moehlman and Dr. Cherilyn Sheets ToothFairy Grant
  • AT Still University dba Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (Mesa, AZ) — $5,000 Darby Dental Supply, LLC ToothFairy Grant
  • Bay Area Oral Health Zone Program — $10,000 Tom & JoAnn Prescott ToothFairy Grant
  • CareSouth Carolina Division of Dental Medicine (Hartsville, SC) — $5,000 DMG America ToothFairy Grant
  • Cass Community Health Foundation (Kansas City, MO) — $5,000 TSC EcoSolutions ToothFairy Grant
  • Central Community College Dental Hygiene Program (Hastings, NE) —$5,000 Dr. Gordon J. Christensen ToothFairy Grant
  • Children’s Dental Health Services (Rochester, MN) — $5,000 Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation ToothFairy Grant
  • Children’s Dental Services (Minneapolis, MN) — $5,000 Hanley Wood Marketing ToothFairy Grant
  • Community Dental Care (Maplewood, MN) — $5,000 3M ESPE ToothFairy Grant
  • Community Dentistry On Wheels (Washington, DC) — $5,000 Henk van Duijnhoven ToothFairy Grant
  • Conway Interfaith Clinic, Inc. (Conway, AR) — $5,000 America's ToothFairy Grant
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry (Indianapolis, IN) — $5,000 Benco Family Foundation ToothFairy Grant
  • Just Kids Dental (Two Harbors, MN) — $5,000 SciCan Inc. ToothFairy Grant
  • Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic (Bend, OR) — $5,000 Dudnyk ToothFairy Grant
  • Kids’ Community Dental Clinic of Burbank (Burbank, CA) — $5,000 Ultradent Products, Inc. ToothFairy Grant
  • Northern Dental Access Center (Bemidji, MN) — $5,000 Retired 3M Executives ToothFairy Grant
  • Ravenswood Family Health Center (East Palo Alto, CA) — $5,000 BAE Systems, Inc. ToothFairy Grant
  • San Gabriel Valley Foundation for Dental Health (La Puente, CA) — $5,000 Henk van Duijnhoven ToothFairy Grant
  • Sonrisas Community Dental Center (Half Moon Bay, CA) — $5,000 Invisalign ToothFairy Grant
  • The Children’s Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles (Inglewood, CA) — $5,000 Wunderman ToothFairy Grant
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA) — $5,000 Invisalign ToothFairy Grant
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatric Dentistry (Birmingham, AL) — $5,000 Henry Schein ToothFairy Grant
  • University of South Dakota Department of Dental Hygiene (Vermillion, SD) — $5,000 Henry Schein ToothFairy Grant
  • University of Washington Center for Pediatric Dentistry (Seattle, WA) — $5,000 DENTSPLY International ToothFairy Grant
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Pediatric Dentistry (Richmond, VA) — $5,000 Sulzer Mixpac Ltd ToothFairy Grant

Additionally, the following grants will fund programs emphasizing youth engagement in promoting oral health to younger children:

  • Children’s Dental Services (Minneapolis, MN) — $5,000 Retired 3M Executives ToothFairy Grant
  • Community Dentistry On Wheels (Washington, DC) — $5,000 America's ToothFairy Grant
  • Howard University College of Dentistry (Washington, D.C.) — $5,000 A. Titan ToothFairy Grant
  • KinderSmile Foundation (Upper Montclair, NJ) — $5,000 IQ Dental Supply ToothFairy Grant
  • Springfield Urban League Inc. (Springfield, IL) — $5,000 America's ToothFairy Grant
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA) — $5,000 Sirona ToothFairy Grant
  • University of Iowa College of Dentistry (Iowa City, IA) — $5,000Academy of Dental CPAsToothFairy Grant
  • University of Washington Center for Pediatric Dentistry (Seattle, WA) —$5,000 Dr. Gordon J. Christensen ToothFairy Grant

“We are very grateful for the participation of these caring companies in our Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction and are proud to award ToothFairy Grants in their names,” said Fern Ingber, president and CEO of America’s ToothFairy. “Their generous contributions will provide critical support for smile-saving oral health programs benefiting at-risk children, teens, and caregivers in communities across America.”

Since its founding in 2006, America’s ToothFairy has delivered more than $14 million in direct funding, donated dental products and equipment, and educational resources to its nonprofit affiliate network, a collaborative association of university dental and dental hygiene programs, community clinics, school-based, and mobile programs providing comprehensive oral health services to children in underserved communities.

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