ORAL HEALTH IN AMERICA: ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES The National Institutes of Health report, Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, states that more than 40% of people who are in low-income groups have untreated cavities, compared with 9% among those in groups with higher income. Read More...
HOW COVID-19 HAS AFFECTED CHILDREN’S DENTAL CARE According to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine 1 in 3 parents feels the pandemic has made it harder to get preventive dental care for their children. Findings also highlight how the pandemic may have disrupted access to dental care [...]
Another Fulfilling Year of Providing Healthy, Happy Smiles to Children! We at PRASAD CDHP hope that you and your loved ones are well in these challenging times. We are deeply appreciative of your ongoing support for our dental program, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the continuity of our services. Dentistry is an [...]
For twenty-one years, the PRASAD Children's Dental Health Program has worked to make it a reality for the children of Sullivan County in New York. The schools where PRASAD CDHP operates have greater levels of low income as indicated by the number of children qualifying for free and reduced lunches. Lack of transportation prevents many families from accessing [...]
It is a universal human expression, most abundant in childhood – children smile up to 400 times a day! Moreover, smiling has been proven to be beneficial in our lives. A 30-year study conducted by the University of California, Berkeley following the lives of students in a yearbook revealed that those with the widest smiles [...]