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ODA Foundation supports Head Start outreach in Cleveland

by ODA Staff
12/12/2016
ODA Today

Dr. Sylvia Kramer, a general dentist who provides dental services to children through Care Alliance, performs a disappearing ball magic trick to ease children's fear about the dentist and to assess their ability to follow directions before an oral screen

Care Alliance Health Center, a federally qualified health center in Cleveland, is one of five recipients of the ODA Foundation's 2016 Access to Care grants.  The $3,000 grant will assist the organization in expanding outreach efforts to pediatric patients in Head Start programs. 

The pediatric oral health outreach program started at the end of 2015 after Care Alliance opened its fourth dental center in Cleveland. With the clinic situated in the Central neighborhood where 40…

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