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 [...]
It is our great honor to announce that PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program was presented the 2016 Leadership Summit Innovation Award. This award recognizes nonprofit organizations that demonstrate innovation in the areas of collaboration and programs that help people in Sullivan County. PRASAD’s “Get a Smile and Pass It On” initiative, in partnership with the Women, [...]
In the United States, February is National Children's Dental Health month! Since 1998, PRASAD Children's Dental Health Program (PRASAD CDHP) has provided comprehensive, high quality dental services through education, prevention, detection and treatment to children in Sullivan County in New York. Oral health impacts the overall health and lives of children. Sullivan County oral health [...]
PRASAD CDHP’s 16th Anniversary Celebration Dinner Hurleyville, NY - PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program celebrated 16 years of service dedicated to the improvement of dental health in children in our community with a benefit dinner on November 8. The event, held at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant in Rock Hill, brought guests together for an exciting evening of dining and dancing. [...]
PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health month in February to raise awareness of the importance of oral health. Read more....