Staff at the Madre Angela Dental Clinic provided oral health care services to impoverished people in Milwaukee, including:
- Urgent dental care services.
- Dental sealants for children to prevent tooth decay.
- Restorative care, such as dentures to people with significant tooth loss or whose appearance limited their employment options.
The project was part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) national program Local Funding Partnerships.
- The clinic provided some 13,600 urgent care services over the course of the grant.
- Clinic staff provided more than 4,800 dental sealants to poor children in Milwaukee schools.
- Clinic staff and volunteer dentists provided more than 750 dental appliances, such as dentures, bridges and crowns to low-income people with tooth loss or whose appearance limited their employment options.
RWJF Local Funding Partnerships Project Results
Individual project results from the national program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding PartnershipsRead the Program Results for RWJF Local Funding Partnerships
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