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COVID UPDATE


We continue to operate on a modified schedule in response to the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the Delta variant. Please be patient as we respond to inquiries for the services of the Tooth Taxi and our team of professionals.


ABOUT THE TOOTH TAXI


The Tooth Taxi is a mobile dental van that visits public schools throughout the State of Oregon treating children K-12. Our goal is to reach areas that have limited access to dental resources and students without insurance. During the summer months, and when these schools are closed, the Tooth Taxi serves primarily children at nonprofit organizations that meet our requirements, and as scheduling permits.

REQUIREMENTS


Dedicated project coordinator to arrange and oversee the Tooth Taxi visit. This should be someone familiar with the school system (staff personnel, retired personnel, parent volunteer, etc.) that has time to dedicate to Tooth Taxi visit preparations. The project coordinator needs to be assigned to the Tooth Taxi Program Manager who will schedule a pre-site visit meeting to review preparations for hosting the Tooth Taxi.

Some of our considerations include:
1) High percentage of free & reduced lunch recipients.
2) Schools with adequate and safe parking for Tooth Taxi.
3) One volunteer per day to escort students to Tooth Taxi and back to class during Tooth Taxi site visit.

FORMS


We are updating our partner forms however, you may contact us at foundation@smileonoregon.org requesting more information. Please include your name, school / district, email and telephone numbers and a staff member will follow-up with you about a Tooth Taxi visit and provide you an updated Tooth Taxi Site Partner Request Form which is required to be considered for a Tooth Taxi visit. Request forms must come from an authorized representative from the school district or school; such as the principal, teacher, or school nurse.

We Believe Every Child Deserves Quality Dental Care


We advocate for increased funding for children's dental treatment and education. We support community water fluoridation, a proven and safe way to reduce cavities, and we encourage volunteerism in the dental community.

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