Oral health programs supported by our foundation

Mobile Program

The mission of our Mobile Program is to help children who don't have access to a dentist.

Dentist Loan Repayment For Service Program

Loan repayment support for young dentists who agree to treat underserved populations in their practice.

Partners For Prevention

Training medical practitioners to provide preventive oral health care and education to their child patients.

Oral health education

Our team of oral health educators travel the state to promote oral health knowledge and good dental hygiene practices.

Early childhood oral health

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.

Donated Dental Services

Financial support for donated oral health care to the disabled, elderly or those with special medical conditions. [SD Dental Association]

Sunshyne Smiles

Financial support for donated orthodontic care for children with severe need who cannot otherwise afford care. [SD Dental Association]

P.A.N.D.A. Program

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.

SD Oral Health Coalition

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.