We Prevent the Dangers of Neglecting Oral Health
Oral Disability Rescue.
Our MissionHelp expand access to dental care for the elderly in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities in order to comply with federal regulations and to prevent supervised neglect. Train the entire staff of nursing facilities, skilled nursing facilities and other RCFEs on crucial topics such as: How to assess the oral conditions of residents as part of the admission process, Proper oral hygiene methods and preventive dentistry, Methods to prevent bone loss and denture loss in older adults.
Need for ServicesAll residents deserve to have access to have adequate dental prevention and care services and that is part of our mission.
SupportersDespite the importance of dental care to overall health, many people unfortunately have limited access to dental services. We must work together to ensure that all of our seniors below the poverty threshold have access to full health services, not only medical.
FundraisersYour contribution will help bring compassionate dental care to orally disabled and/or handicapped older adults, as well as families in need with no dental insurance and whose income is below the poverty threshold set by the U.S. government.
SupportersOral Disability Rescue, a not-for-profit organization, is helping orally handicapped older adults with their dental needs .We are happy to announce that a well-known, experienced UCLA faculty member from the Departments of Periodontics has accepted to provide, at no charge, an in-depth theoretical and practical hands-on training on Implant Dentistry to those general dentists that would volunteer a few hours of their time on a monthly basis to treat orally handicapped older adults and veterans. If you are interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Donate to SupportYour contribution will help by bringing compassionate dental care to orally disabled and/or handicapped veterans, Orally Disabled , as well as families in need, with no dental insurance whose low income is below the “poverty threshold” set by the U.S. government.
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