America’s ToothFairy Awards $100,000 in Grants

Dentistry Today

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

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.