America’s ToothFairy Awards $100,000 in Grants

13 Mar 2017
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Kids' Community Dental Clinic in Burbank, Calif, received a $5,000 grant from America's ToothFairy. Kids' Community Dental Clinic in Burbank, Calif, received a $5,000 grant from America's ToothFairy.

Underserved children across the nation will soon get the care they need thanks to $100,000 in grants awarded by America’s ToothFairy to members of its Dental Clinical Resource Program (DCRP). This network of nonprofit clinical programs receives financial, product, and educational resources from America’s ToothFairy to expand the delivery of dental services and education to children from low-income or uninsured families.

“We are proud to award these ToothFairy Grants in honor of the many caring companies and individuals supporting our mission to improve oral health outcomes for children,” said Jill Malmgren, executive director of America’s ToothFairy. “Their generous contributions will enable thousands of underserved children to access vital oral preventive services and treatment.”

Funding for the grants was donated by sponsors of the Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction, an annual fundraiser, and was awarded in the names of the donating individuals or companies. The recipients will use the funds to improve oral health outcomes for children through school-based sealant programs, oral care product distributions, dental services for homeless children, and other projects. This year’s recipients include the following: 

  • Apple Tree Dental, Minneapolis: $2,500 Thomas Engels ToothFairy Grant
  • Cass Community Health Foundation, Kansas City, Mo: $5,000 TSC EcoSolutions, LLC ToothFairy Grant
  • Children’s Dental Services, Minneapolis: $5,000 3Mgives ToothFairy Grant
  • E. C. Tyree Health and Dental Clinic, Wichita, Kan: $2,500 America’s ToothFairy Grant
  • First Health of the Carolinas, Southern Pines, NC: $5,000 Thomas and JoAnn Prescott ToothFairy Grant
  • Grace Dental Clinic, Chester, Pa: $5,000 Cetylite ToothFairy Grant
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis: $5,000 Heartland Dental ToothFairy Grant
  • Just Kids Dental, Two Harbors, Minn: $5,000 Patterson Dental ToothFairy Grant
  • Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic, Bend, Ore: $5,000 Dr. Gordon Christensen ToothFairy Grant
  • Kids Community Dental Clinic, Burbank, Calif: $5,000 Thomas and JoAnn Prescott ToothFairy Grant
  • Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans: $1,500 TSC EcoSolutions, LLC ToothFairy Grant
  • Northern Dental Access Center, Bemidji, Minn: $5,000 James Ingebrand ToothFairy Grant
  • Pediatric and Family Medical Center, Los Angeles: $5,000 Henry Schein ToothFairy Grant
  • Ravenswood Family Health Center, East Palo Alto, Calif: $5,000 Invisalign ToothFairy Grant
  • St. John’s Well Child & Family Center, Los Angeles: $5,000 Ultradent ToothFairy Grant
  • The Children’s Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles, Inglewood, Calif: $5,000 Dr. Cherilyn Sheets & Mark Moehlman ToothFairy Grant
  • The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health, Los Angeles: $5,000 Invisalign ToothFairy Grant
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston: $5,000 America’s ToothFairy Grant
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, Birmingham, Ala: $5,000 Benco Family Foundation ToothFairy Grant
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International Future Smiles Dental, Little Rock, Ark: $3,600 TSC EcoSolutions, LLC ToothFairy Grant
  • University of Washington Center for Pediatric Dentistry, Seattle: $5,000 Henry Schein ToothFairy Grant
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Richmond, Va: $5,000 IQ Dental ToothFairy Grant

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