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A national non-profit organization working to educate Americans about the importance of mouth health to overall health and well-being

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  • A Decade of Oral Healthcare for Children

    OHA’s Smiles Across America® (SAA) started 10 years ago to bring desperately needed oral healthcare services and education to children and now reaches more than 440,000 students annually. Trident has supported SAA since the very beginning, and to celebrate this partnership,Trident kicked off a week-long promotion (through Sept. 20) where 5 cents of every pack of Trident gum sold will […]

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  • Smiles Across America Celebrates Ten Years

    OHA started supporting dental care and education for children in school-based and school-linked settings through Smiles Across America® (SAA) with five partners—Kids Smiles, Philadelphia, the Santa Barbara-Ventura Counties Dental Foundation, Chicago Department of Public Health, Children’s Dental Services in Minnesota and the New York University College of Dentistry. Ten years later, these five partners are […]

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  • A Mission of Mercy for Oral Health

    The Illinois State Dental Society Foundation hosted a two-day Mission of Mercy Clinic in Peoria last month, providing free dental care including cleanings, extractions, fillings and root canals for nearly 2,000 people. OHA staff members joined more than 1,000 volunteers in helping at the temporary clinic. Many of the patients waited for hours and traveled […]

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