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Gc america supports initiative to improve oral health among children in chicago and beyond

(Charlotte, NC, May 8, 2018) In Chicago 63% of third graders have cavities and more than half go untreated. Thanks to a collaboration between GC America and America ’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Health Foundation (NCOHF), caregivers will be provided with the basic tools for home oral care and education. GC America’s $ 100,000 philanthropic investment as Title Sponsor for the 2018 Chicago Smiles Initiative will help support operational expenses an d efforts to overcome significant barriers faced by under-served families in Chicago and surrounding areas with an emphasis on the education of grandparents, parents and other adult caregivers. Under-served families face tremendous obstacles in accessing dental care, which include low oral health literacy, financial hardship, lack of tra…
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