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Local effort to provide dental care for every child spreads
"I grew up in a family that didn’t have access to dental care. It was a luxury that my parents could not afford. This resulted in cavities that could have been prevented.
Today, many families in Oregon are in a similar predicament. In fact, many children have rampant decay, which is defined as seven or more teeth rotting down to the gums. The statistics are sobering: 17,000 children between the ages of 6 and 9 in our state have rampant decay, and one in five children has untreated decay. Poor oral hygiene leads to larger health issues, children missing school and added financial stress on families."
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2016 Volunteer of the Year
WE ALL HAVE THE CAPACITY TO BE A SUPERHERO.
Join us as we come together to celebrate our superheroes, some of the most passionate and dedicated volunteers in Lane County.
Volunteer of the Year Award Luncheon 2015
Celebrating the TREEmendous contributions of Lane County volutneers.