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“My first exposure to OHA was at a Dental Manufacturers of America meeting where a retired Major League Baseball umpire spoke about NSTEP ®. That left a lasting impression. Learning more about OHA, I was struck by its passion and commitment to tackling difficult issues involving the oral health of America’s most vulnerable. I joined the Board wanting to help OHA in any way I could further its mission. DentalEZ supports me and OHA in so many ways, from its financial donations to OHA’s general fund, providing me the time and flexibility to travel to Chicago, Washington DC and elsewhere for OHA board meetings and events, to sponsoring and attending the Gala.”

—Vickie Waitsman, Vice President-General Counsel, DentalEZ Group

BOARD OF DIRECTORS for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 Chair Keith Suchy, DDS Drs. Sullivan and Suchy Ltd. Vice Chair Margaret (Peggy) S. Cottrell ProEdge Dental, Inc. Treasurer Steven J. Pollock, JD* DentaQuest, USA, L.L.C R. Gregoire Blackmore* Midmark Corporation Frank A. Catalanotto, DMD University of Florida College of Dentistry

Ann Gugino Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.

Victor Rodriguez, DDS Clear Lake Dental Associates

Lorene Kent, RDH, BA Belmont Publications, Inc.

Beth Truett, MDiv, BS Ex Officio Oral Health America

Maureen P. Knott Henry Schein, Inc. Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP DENTSPLY International Michael Orecchia Septodont-Confi-Dental Division Foti Panagakos, DMD, Ph.D Colgate-Palmolive Company

Caswell A. Evans, DDS, MPH University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

Daniel W. Perkins AEGIS Communications

Mildred M. Goldstein* Harry J. Bosworth Company

George Rhodes DENTSPLY International (Retired)

Larry Twersky 1-800-SNORING/1-800-Sleep-Med George W. Tysowsky, DDS, MPH Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. Vickie Waitsman DentalEZ Group Robert Walker* OncoMetrix Kathy J. Zwieg, LDA, CDA Inside Dental Assisting Magazine * Service Completed in FY12

OUR MISSION Oral Health America changes lives by connecting communities with resources to increase access to care, education, and advocacy for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable.

FROM ORAL HEALTH AMERICA’S LEADERS At Oral Health America, we have big plans to bring even more healthy mouths to life. In 2012, we put in place a strategic growth initiative that will allow our organization to double in size by 2020. It is important for us to be fiscally sound as we enter into this growth phase, and we were gratified to be recognized last year with a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and accreditation by the Better Business Bureau. As we grow, we are focusing on the country’s most vulnerable populations, including older adults and children. We believe we should care for the people who once cared for us, so we are spearheading a movement which will help older adults access oral health care as part of their regular health routines. We recognize this is a “long conversation” and that we can’t do it alone. In order to achieve our ambitious goals, we reached out to other oral health organizations, such as the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Special Care Dentistry Association, to help us articulate best practices in older adult oral healthcare. For children, doubling our organization means connecting even more communities with the resources they need to provide care and education to children who need it most. OHA also recognized U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) during a Fall for Smiles Capitol Hill event for his advocacy for oral health in this country and we will continue to reach out to members of Congress to encourage legislation that supports oral healthcare. Without your support, we could not attempt this ambitious growth, and for that we thank you. We look forward to sharing our successes with you as we shine a light on the need for better access, education and advocacy for oral health care in this country.

With gratitude, Margaret Cottrell, Chairman, Board of Directors Beth Truett, President & CEO 2

SMILES ACROSS AMERICA® This year, Smiles Across America® reached over 400,000 children in schoolbased and school-linked settings providing oral disease prevention and education. SAA provided over 500,000 units of donated dental sealants, fluoride varnish, toothbrushes and toothpaste to over 140 programs across the nation.

NSTEP® (National Spit Tobacco Education Program) NSTEP® aims to prevent people, especially young people, from starting to use smokeless tobacco and to help all users quit. NSTEP’s annual contest encourages Little League Baseball and Softball players to create a slogan highlighting the dangers of spit tobacco. This year’s winner, Stone Huffman from Mechanicsburg, PA coined the phrase, “Let’s play ball, you make the call ... don’t chew tobacco!”


WISDOM TOOTH PROJECT® The Wisdom Tooth Project® focused on building a consumer website,, which provides expert content for older adults and their caregivers on challenges related to their oral health. The website aims to connect users with resources in their community.

CAMPAIGN FOR ORAL HEALTH EQUITY Through various communication initiatives, the Campaign for Oral Health Equity encourages Americans to speak up and prioritize mouth health alongside other health considerations in improving the nation’s health. The annual Fall for Smiles campaign reached 500 million Americans and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths Healthy Lives launched the 2MIN2X campaign with the Ad Council. Please visit ORALHEALTHAMERICA.ORG/2012ANNUALREPORT for our full annual report, including more information about our programs and how they impacted organizations and individuals nationwide in 2012.


DONOR ORGANIZATIONS “The Annenberg Foundation is proud to support Oral Health America. Working with local community partners through their Smiles Across America program, OHA reaches hundreds of thousands of children every year, providing dental hygiene education and services. Without their crucial programs, many children would lack necessary care.” — Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, Vice President and Director, Annenberg Foundation

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We couldn’t be more grateful for the kind support of our individual donors and donor organizations.

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OUR DONORS “I consider it a privilege to be able to support an organization that has done so much good for so many years. OHA leverages the generosity of its donors very effectively by seeking partners in its programming. OHA has worked across a broad spectrum of oral health issues, but the ones that resonate the most with me are addressed by programs designed to reduce the use of tobacco, to promote health literacy and to enhance access to oral care.”

— Michael C. Alfano, Professor and Senior Presidential



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OUR DONORS Dr. Michael J. Brugos

Ms. Karen Davis

Ms. Malora Forrey

Dr. Leslie Grant

Mr. Jeff Bucher

Ms. Alice DeForest

Ms. Jacinta Francis

Dr. Ivan L. Green

Dr. Terry Buckenheimer

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Dr. Alan W. Budenz

Dr. David H. Dellinger

Dr. Kenneth F. Freer

Mr. Brad Burdick

Dr. Steven C. Demetriou

Ms. Carrie L. Fritz

Dr. Randall L. Griffith

Dr. Michael J. Casey

Dr. Dominick P. DePaola

Dr. Lynn K. Fujimoto

Dr. Jason Grinter

Dr. Robert A. Casper, Jr.

Mr. Charles DePree

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Ms. Kathy Gaertner

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Dr. George C. Gamboa

Dr. Richard M. Celko

Robert C. Director

Ms. Lily Garcia

John Greenspan

Guggenheim Dr. James L. Gyuricza

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Dr. Anthony P. Colandrea, Jr.

Gerstenmaier, Jr. Dr. Lawrence M.

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Dr. Stacy V. Cole

Dr. Linda Edgar

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Dr. Isaac Comfortes

Dr. Twana Edwards

Dr. Philip F. M. Gilley, Jr.

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Dr. and Mrs. Ray F. Gist

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Mr. Josh Daab and

Dr. Larry J. Ferguson

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Dr. Wayne W. Herman

Dr. Jackeline

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“The messages that Fall for Smiles promotes are vital when Americans are making choices about how to allocate resources and stay healthy.” — R. Iván Lugo, DMD, MBA, Oral Care Professional and Scientific Relations, Regional Manager for North America and Puerto Rico, Procter & Gamble


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Dr. Roy W. Richardson, III

Dr. Jim Thommes

Mr. Al King

Dr. Dale J. Misiek

Dr. Joanne Block Rief

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Mr. Neil Romano

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Dr. Jerome A. Kleponis

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Dr. Jack Rosen

Mrs. Lydia Vazquez

Dr. Ronald C. Koenig

Dr. Kenneth W. Morris

Dr. Algis A. Ruginis

Dr. Thomas W. Vinson, Jr.

Dr. Sui-Yee H. Kow

Dr. Allen J. Moses

Dr. Frank J. Russo

Ms. Kim Volk

Dr. Gerald D. Krause

Dr. Barbara L. Mousel

Ms. Denise Sabol

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Mr. Mike Kubiak

Dr. Philip S. Nash

Dr. Thomas Sawyer and

Dr. Richard E. Walton

Ms. Stephanie Ladding

Dr. Joel Nathanson

Drs. Khin & Lily Laij

Dr. Anthony A. Nebbia

Dr. Robert A. Schrameyer

Dr. Hans P. Weber

Dr. Lewis N. Lampiris

Ms. Karen Neiner

Dr. Kathleen Schroeder

Ms. Jamie Weiss

Ms. Ellen Landis

Dr. Ferdinand G.

Dr. Brian E. Scott

Dr. Michael A. Wernick

Dr. Samuel E. Selcher

Mr. Steve White

Dr. William M. Lane

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Dr. David Grimm

Mr. Rodney Watt

Dr. Thad Langford

Dr. Steven Nielsen

Dr. Ennio S. Senia

Dr. Sidney A. Whitman

Dr. Lilia Larin

Mr. Michael Norton

Dr. William E. Shellhart

Dr. Mark O. Williams

Dr. Melvyn M. Leifert

Ms. Judy O’Brien

Dr. John R. Shimmin

Dr. James D. Williams

Dr. Joel E. Leizer

Mr. Michael O’Neil

Mr. Eric R. Shirley

Mr. Douglas T. Wills

Dr. Richard P. Lemieux

Dr. Joanne R. Oppenheim

Dr. Brian A. Shuman

Dr. Roger C. Wilson

Dr. Roderick W. Lewin

Ms. Tricia Osuna

Dr. Harvey Silverman

Dr. James B. Wolf

Ms. Therese Long

Dr. Walter Owens

Dr. Sam Simos

Dr. Margo Woll

Dr. Dennis G. Longwill

Dr. Ronald L. Pack

Mr. Bob Size

Dr. Gerald J. Ziebert

Ms. Donna Lowe

Dr. Bill L. Paetz

Dr. Dale E. Smith

Mr. Steven Zimmerman

Dr. Oariona Lowe

Dr. Fotinos S. Panagakos

Dr. Charles Smith

Dr. Mario C. Zocchi

Mr. Michael J. Lynam

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas

Mr. Wes Snyder

Dr. Cecile A. Zohn

Dr. James J. Lyons

M. Panitch

Dr. Richard S. Sobel

Dr. William R. Maas

Mr. Daniel Parrilli

Ms. Christine Spencer

Dr. Robert MacGregor

Mr. Douglas Patrick

Ms. Jennifer Spresser

OPERATING FINANCIAL STATEMENT for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 ASSETS Cash


Grants & Pledges Receivable


Other Receivables


Prepaid Expenses & Deferred Charges


Furniture & Equipment net of Depreciation




Total Assets




LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS Accounts Payable & Accrued Expenses


Contributions & Grants Payable


Deferred Contributions & Grants Income


Total Liabilities


NET ASSETS Unrestricted




Total Net Assets


Total Liabilities and Net Assets $2,703,433




2012 DISBURSEMENTS $2,257,617

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