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The Aug. 13 event brought together more than 50 volunteers to provide service to 67 Californians in need of oral health care. CDA Foundation looks forward to more Cares events in the future.
Licensed general and pediatric dentists, RDHs and other health care providers who practice in a federally designated health professional shortage area can apply by Sept. 15 for loan repayment through the California State Loan Repayment Program.
Local health jurisdictions and oral health advocates in California now have guidance for promoting water fluoridation in their communities based on generally accepted, peer-reviewed scientific evidence and experience.
CDA members and component dental society directors are invited to nominate an active or retired licensed California dentist for the CDA Foundation’s 2022 Humanitarian Award honoring the late Andrew Soderstrom, DDS.
To support the provision of dental care for Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, the CDA Foundation has opened the Ukraine Relief Fund. The fund is now accepting monetary donations from CDA members and others who wish to contribute.
The March 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores the dental care coordination system implemented in Alameda County, California, to increase access for Medicaid dental program beneficiaries. Other articles discuss the mouth-COVID-19 connection.
The CDA Foundation’s Student Loan Repayment Grant has been awarded annually since 2002. The two recipients of the 2021 grant are Sogole Tabatabaiepur, DDS, and Jose Carrasco Sandoval, DDS.
The CDA Foundation hosted the clinic at Northern Valley Indian Health. With the support of 31 volunteers, including the NVIH staff, dentists were able to safely perform 271 procedures, such as fillings, cleanings and extractions, for a total of $28,211 in care.
The COVID-19 landscape continues to evolve, and nonprofit organizations, especially those that facilitate access to health care, need support more than ever as they explore ways to deliver essential services to individuals safely ― and typically at an increased financial cost.