Restore Smiles.
Prevent Decay.

Help a kid smile
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Tooth decay is an inconvenience for most families. But for many children, treatment is out of reach. They live each day in pain. They miss school. They can’t sleep. Even eating hurts. They lose teeth and risk dangerous infections that can be deadly.

How does this happen in the wealthiest country in the world?

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Tooth decay is an inconvenience for most families. But for many children, treatment is out of reach. They live each day in pain. They miss school. They can’t sleep. Even eating hurts. They lose teeth and risk dangerous infections that can be deadly.

How does this happen in the wealthiest country in the world?

Unawareness that tooth decay is a contagious disease

Lack of basic oral health

Absence of Medicare

In some cases, parental neglect

Belief that baby teeth don't matter

Failure to form good oral health habits

Restricted access to dentists

Homelessness

Inability to pay for dental care

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We believe every child deserves a healthy smile.

As a resource provider, we increase access to oral health care by supporting non-profit clinics and community partners delivering education, prevention and treatment services for underserved children.

We teach families why oral health is important and how to take care of their mouths

We provide funding so low-income families can access dental care

We supply basic oral health products for daily care

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Cavity Fighting Club

Northern Dental Access Center in Bemidji applied for a grant from America's ToothFairy for a educational concept they hoped would serve as an at-home, long-term motivational tool.

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Meet Andy

Andy does not take food by mouth and relies on a feeding tube for his nutrition. Because Andy wasn't eating food, his parents did not think that he needed to have his teeth brushed.

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Meet Arturo and Cecilia

Due to the lack of oral health care Arturo received, he developed cavities. He was taken to an urgent care dentist at Stanford Hospital because he was experiencing excruciating pain in his teeth.

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"We have been handing out the "A Healthy Smile for Every Child" oral health literature to Spanish speaking families along with English speaking families. This excellent resource has made a huge impact in the Hispanic population and the transient population we serve. A Hispanic Spanish speaking 10 year old was visiting our clinic with her family and she was teaching her mother how to take care of her younger sibling's teeth while pointing to the brochure. She was eager and passionate about wanting everyone in her family to be dentally healthy."

Holly Jorgensen

Executive Director, Let's Smile, Inc.

Owantonna, MN

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National Mobile Care Initiative

Through the National Mobile Outreach Initiative, sponsored by Patterson Dental, our clinical partners overcome barriers to care by providing dental services in mobile units, schools and childcare facilities, community centers and other familiar settings. By meeting underserved families where they live, work, learn and play, children who may otherwise have fallen through the cracks will receive critical preventive and restorative oral health care.

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A fun way to collect oral care products for kids in need

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Our impact, by the numbers.

6,607,896

Number of children who have received oral health care and education from clinics relying on America’s ToothFairy support since 2006

PThanks to the operational support of our Underwriters, 100% of donations received through this website go directly to support our programs.