When we choose to give to others, we all feel great. Research shows that acts of kindness bring us more happiness and better health.
Across the nation, Americans gave $428 billion to charity in 2018.1 But money isn’t the only way to give. Children and families also need food, clothing, books and toys. Some of the most overlooked items include toiletries such as toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss.
The need for better oral health care is growing. The U.S. Surgeon General has called tooth decay a “silent epidemic” in our nation. Dental problems are creating a serious setback for millions of Americans — resulting in missed school and work, a loss of productivity, trouble concentrating and lower grades.