Thank you for all you do to improve the oral health of those in your community. February 2023 is Children’s Dental Health Month (CDHM), and Arcora Foundation is offering your dental society $1,500 to fund CDHM activities. If your dental society would like to participate, please complete the online form and submit it by December 30, 2022.
Note: This funding is only open to dental societies in Washington state.
If you have questions, please contact Heather Knaplund
CDHM funding should be used to promote children’s oral health in February. The national campaign slogan for 2023 is “Brush, Floss, Smile”.
Request for Acknowledgement and Report Back
- Explanation of event(s)
- Photo from the event(s)
- A story highlighting someone impacted by children’s dental health (society member, patient, local family, etc.)
Resources and Opportunities
- Order free patient educational materials here.
- Check out the Mighty Mouth website for resources.
- Dentists interested in serving Apple Health (Medicaid) insured patients can sign up for DentistLink. This free service connects patients to dental care and allows dentists to accept the amount of new patients that works for their practice.
- Dentists interested in caring for Apple Health (Medicaid) insured patients under age 6, and receiving enhanced fees for certain services, can learn more about participating in the Access to Baby and Child Dentistry program. Click here for more information.
- Those interested in the SmileMobile, a dental clinic on wheels that serves children around Washington, can learn more here.
- Dentists practicing in Cowlitz, Spokane, and Thurston Counties interested in caring for pregnant and diabetic patients, and receiving enhanced fees for certain procedures, can learn more about participating in Oral Health Connections. Click here for more information.
- We encourage you to incorporate sharing the benefits of community water fluoridation into your dental society’s project.