GRANT00352

Grantee Address: 
National Children's Oral Health Foundation
National
United States
Continued support to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation to build a grassroots effort to provide oral health education for targeted underserved populations. This project will focus on fully integrating NCOHF's signature programs into D.C. and surrounding communities to encourage positive oral health behaviors. All activities will layer education for parents and caregivers with messages stressing oral health's inextricable link with overall health. Education will be disseminated through community partners, students and dental professionals and Community Health Workers that will provide simple steps to improve oral health behaviors in underserved communities. Preventive and restorative services will be provided by volunteer dentist though NCOHF's Tomorrow Smiles program and NCOHF's existing Affiliate Network. The grant will also maintain the Washington, D.C. Metro Oral Health Zone as an outcome of engaging community stakeholders and partners (Including the D.C. Oral Health 2014 grantee).
Grant Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Grant Amount: 
$113690.00