The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Well being Development has once more made Shenandoah Group Well being Basis the beneficiary of funds that can be used to buy tools for his or her oral well being middle, Wholesome Smiles.
Dr. Marcia Model, Senior Advisor to DentaQuest and a member of the Basis’s Board of Administrators, designated the Basis as her “charity of alternative” for a DentaQuest philanthropic sponsorship. Dr. Model additionally made a private contribution towards the acquisition.
The funds can be used to switch the Automated Handpiece Upkeep System for Wholesome Smiles. The brand new system will lengthen the lives of handpieces purchased with a earlier DentaQuest grant.
Shenandoah Group Well being established Wholesome Smiles in 2009 with intensive group assist to handle the important lack of entry to oral well being care within the Jap Panhandle for youngsters, particularly these with Medicaid protection, and for uninsured adults.
In 2020, 65% of Wholesome Smiles’ sufferers had Medicaid protection and 20% had been uninsured. Shenandoah Group Well being is a non-profit multi-disciplinary well being middle which supplies ladies’s well being, behavioral well being, major care providers, pharmacy, and intensive ancillary providers, along with oral well being care.
Dr. Michael Monopoli, Vice President and Govt Director for Grants Technique of the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Well being Development, mentioned “Thanks for the chance to assist the essential work that you just all do. I believe it’s a privilege to be the steward of funds that can be utilized to assist the group, however it’s an honor to assist the work of so many who enhance the lives of their communities. Thanks for the work that you just do.”
The DentaQuest Partnership is enthusiastic about and dedicated to revolutionizing oral well being to create an efficient and equitable system that leads to improved oral well being and well-being for everybody.