1998, schools have benefited from the services of dentists affiliated with Tooth
Mobile, who have treated at-risk children from low-income families. Since then,
school administrators and officials have reported the effects of our dental care
on their students. Many of these educators have witnessed the changes resulting
from a child's first dental visit or relief from dental pain.
also described how Tooth Mobile's services have made quality dental care a reality,
sometimes for the first time. Too many California parents encounter significant
obstacles when trying to arrange consistent dental visits for their children.
The uninsured wonder how they can possibly afford those medical services. Others
worry about how they will take time off work to accompany their child to the dentist.
Most parents worry about both: They lack not only the means of paying for dental
services but also the option of sacrificing time from their jobs. Tooth Mobile
strives to ease the burdens and anxieties of these parents by providing their
children with exceptional dental care during school hours.
and parents have written us countless letters, and we would like to share some
of their feedback.
"Words will never be able to express what you have
done for us. Our test scores jumped twenty points last year and you helped make
You are always welcome."
Doug Escheman, Principal
"The Tooth Mobile's visit generated quite bit of excitement
and discussion on campus. Parents were grateful for the opportunity to have their
young children-and themselves-examined
everyone left the Tooth Mobile with
a smile on their face."
Paul W. Hamann, Executive Director
"We were so pleased with our initial visit and
the response from the children was overwhelming. We also would like to acknowledge
the technicians who were working with us that week. There were so kind and gentle
with all the students
Colleen Stricklin, Health Aide
Unified School District
"You came in and relieved many, many children
of constant pain. These children have endured and now that you have taken the
pain away, we can go forward with their academics."
Mary Couillaud School
worked long hours to resolve the dental needs of twenty of our students
and was a real gift to our school."
Jennifer Andrade, School Nurse
"I just want to share the story of Angelina
Couillaud School District