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Latest New York State Dental Foundation Stories

2012-08-06 06:24:16

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is launching a new community grants program to provide funding for programs and organizations that improve the oral health of children within the state. The Foundation will award grants of $1,000 to $10,000 to nonprofit organizations that provide oral health education and/or access to oral health resources to Illinois children. Applications can be...

2012-01-04 14:58:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating 10 years of assuring that children in need receive the dental care they deserve, Minnesota dentists across the state will open their clinic doors and provide free dental care to an estimated 6,000 children on February 3rd and 4th, 2012. The Minnesota Dental Association is sponsoring the 10th consecutive year of Give Kids a Smile, a unique grassroots program that provides children facing barriers to care with necessary dental...

2011-10-21 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Dental Choice, a comprehensive and affordable discount dental plan provided by First Dental Health, has expanded access to its program to include more than 600 general dentists and specialists throughout New York City. The dental plan, which utilizes the Principal Dental Access Network, offers discount dental plans to individuals, families and businesses of all sizes. "Faced with the high cost of dental care, people are looking for new ways to...

2011-03-24 11:27:00

Broad Based Community Effort Treated 5,678 Children MINNEAPOLIS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota dentists, committed to making sure all children have the dental care they need and deserve, donated a record $2.5 million dollars of free care to Minnesota children in need in February. The comprehensive free dental care from Minnesota volunteer dentists was provided to 5,678 children in just two days during the Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile outreach....

2011-01-20 09:24:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dentists throughout Ohio will once again go into their communities to give free dental care to underserved children through the Give Kids a Smile program. Nearly 19,000 Ohio children are expected to receive a range of free dental services from over 1,800 volunteers throughout this year. Feb. 4 is the official date for the ninth-annual GKAS program at which dentists join with their peers nationally to educate, screen and/or treat...

2010-10-07 12:23:00

Volunteer Celebration Area at ADA's 151st Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In paying tribute to dental volunteers and programs that have provided desperately needed dental services and brought smiles to millions of people of children and adults around the globe, the American Dental Association's (ADA) and ADA Foundation's Give Kids A Smile program have designated a special exhibit area to honor volunteer efforts during the...

2010-04-23 10:42:00

Sen. Grassley, Rep. Dingell honored; Give Kids A Smile grants awarded CHICAGO, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation held its third annual Give Kids A Smile Awards Gala in Washington, DC, April 13, honoring two members of Congress and awarding several grants to programs that benefit underserved children. The Gala celebrates the Give Kids A Smile program and provides a forum for America's dentists to recognize Members of Congress who have...

2010-03-18 15:10:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A record number of needy children received comprehensive free dental care from Minnesota volunteer dentists and their staffs during the first quarter of 2010. The free care was provided to 6,069 children by a record number of volunteers during the Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile outreach. The free care was provided in February when 538 dentists across the state opened their offices and clinics to provide completely free dental care...

2010-02-19 17:39:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to improve oral health care for the state's most vulnerable residents, the California Dental Association Foundation today announced the latest organizations selected for support through its popular grant program. This year, the philanthropic effort is supported in part by Olympic Dental & Medical Devices. In all, 74 community organizations applied for CDA Foundation grants in 2009, and 20 projects were ultimately...

2010-01-19 15:01:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dentists throughout Ohio will once again reach into their communities to help underserved children receive needed dental services for free through Give Kids a Smile. February 5 is the official date for the eighth annual GKAS program at which dentists join with their peers nationally to educate, screen and/or treat children in need of dental care for free. However, GKAS has grown to "more than just a day." In Ohio, over 2,000 dentists and...