The mission of our Mobile Program is to help children who don't have access to a dentist.
Training medical practitioners to provide preventive oral health care and education to their child patients.
Promoting collaboration between health care and dental care providers for better oral and overall health for both mom and baby.
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.
Loan repayment support for young dentists who agree to treat underserved populations in their practice.
Financial support for donated oral health care to the disabled, elderly or those with special medical conditions. [SD Dental Association]
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.
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.