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 products

Absence of Medicaid

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 nonprofit 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 hygiene products for daily care.

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KIDS: Be an Oral Health Action HERO

Kids of all ages are invited to join America's ToothFairy in the fight against tooth decay! You'll learn a lot and earn fun rewards.

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gifts in action

Meet Sam

Sam* is just like other fourth graders you may know. But, like 1-in-5 kids in America, he hadn't been to the dentist in over a year (three years, to be exact.) When the team from one of our Dental Resource Program member clinics met him at a Screen & Seal event at his school, they also discovered he had two cavities that needed to be filled.

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gifts in action

Meet Atticus & Will

How often do you worry about smiling? When we asked middle and high school students in Southern California to submit essays about how orthodontic care would change their lives, their responses were heart-breaking.

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Give a child a healthy smile.

Your support makes it possible to end dental pain and restore healthy smiles!

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"Because of the fluoride we received from America's ToothFairy for our In School Dental Sealant Program, we provided fluoride treatments to over 1,000 elementary students and to Early Head Start students where Family HealthCare provides in-kind services. We would not be able to provide this service without the generous product donation. The savings from the cost of products helped us immensely!"

Julie Sorby

Director of Community Development, Family HealthCare

Fargo, ND

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HERO Program

The Health Education Resources and Outreach Program (HERO) works to identify and address the unique oral health challenges of individual communities. With the help of our Oral Health Action Heroes, we can educate and change habits on a local level.

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Our impact, by the numbers.

2,000,000

Number of oral care products distributed to families in need through Smile Drive since 2014.

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