Restore Smiles. Prevent Decay.

Restore Smiles. Prevent Decay.

HELP A KID SMILE
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Restore Smiles.
Prevent Decay.

Help a kid smile

Bring the
Smiles Back

More Smiles Campaign

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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.

GIFTS IN ACTION:

Saving Smiles with Toothbrush Donations

SmileMakers is helping America’s ToothFairy save smiles with generous donations of toothbrushes that help children in marginalized populations brush every day!

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GIFTS IN ACTION:

Crest + Oral-B: Closing America's Smile Gap

Low-income families living in overpopulated areas can face extra barriers to accessing dental care because there simply aren't enough providers accepting state-funded dental coverage. Children living in these communities face wait times of more than a year to see the dentist and often rely on school-based dental programs to access care. See how Crest and Oral-B stepped up to help them provide dental screening events at elementary schools with the greatest need.

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SUPPORT OUR MISSION:

Teens Around the World Learn What's So Bad About Vaping

Teens and parents received important information about the oral and systemic health risks of vaping through our anti-vaping campaign, sponsored by DentaQuest.

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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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"With low medical assistance reimbursement and a high number of uninsured patients, we would not be able to provide services without your support."

Sarah Hayes

Director, Children's Dental Health Services

Rochester, MN

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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.

2,266,757

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.