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Dominion National Donates Dental Kits to Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month

Feb 16, 2022

Arlington, Va. – In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Dominion National — a leading dental and vision insurer and administrator — is donating thousands of dental care kits to local clinics and health departments throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

The kits include toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss and fun facts promoting the importance of maintaining oral health. This marks the 10th consecutive year Dominion has donated dental kits.

Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Left untreated, tooth decay can have serious consequences, including problems with eating, speaking and learning. The good news: Cavities are preventable and Dominion aims to make an impact.

“Dental health is more than a bright smile — it’s essential to overall wellness,” said Dominion President Mike Davis. “National Children’s Dental Health Month is devoted to raising awareness and helping to lay a strong foundation for good oral health. Our team is excited to join other dedicated professionals, healthcare providers and educators by providing children in local communities with the tools they need to develop healthy habits.”

Dominion is donating the dental kits to more than a dozen organizations across five states and the District of Columbia, including:

Delaware
State of Delaware’s First Smile Delaware

District of Columbia
National Children’s Center

Maryland
Allegany County Health Department
Baltimore City Department of Social Services’ Making All the Children Healthy (MATCH) Program
Delaware Maryland Dental
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
State of Maryland Early Childhood Comprehensive System (ECCS) Initiative

New Jersey
Camden County Department of Health and Human Services

Pennsylvania
Allegheny County Health Department
Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s Ambulatory Health Services Division

Virginia
Anna Julia Cooper School (Richmond)
Arlington Free Clinic
City of Alexandria Child Assessment & Treatment Center for Health (CATCH)
Norfolk Department of Public Health Pediatric Clinic

About Dominion National
Dominion National, incorporated in 1996, provides and administers dental and vision benefits to over 900,000 members, including leading health plans, employer groups, municipalities, associations and individuals. For more information, please visit DominionNational.com or follow Dominion National on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.

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