The mission of our Mobile Program is to help children who don't have access to a dentist.
Loan repayment support for young dentists who agree to treat underserved populations in their practice.
Training medical practitioners to provide preventive oral health care and education to their child patients.
Our Dentist By 1 and New Smile Kit programs encourage oral health at the youngest ages to promote its importance and establish good dental habits for a lifetime.
Financial support for donated oral health care to the disabled, elderly or those with special medical conditions. [SD Dental Association]
Financial support for donated orthodontic care for children with severe need who cannot otherwise afford care. [SD Dental Association]
Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness provides training to dental care providers to recognize signs of abuse and neglect, reporting procedures, and family violence resources.
The Oral Health Coalition includes dental professionals; academic, government, healthcare, and school organizations; and individuals with an interest in advancing oral health. The group meets twice a year to discuss ways to promote oral health, dental workforce development, access to care, health policy, and education/prevention.