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Dental Health

American Dental AssociationPublic topics and resources from America's largest dental association.

 

Oral Health InformationFrom the American Dental Hygiene Association.

 

U.S. National Institute of HealthThe NIH's dental health page gives news and more.

 

General Health

Consumer.gov — A "one-stop" link to a broad range of federal information resources available online. It is designed so that you can locate information by category — such as Food, Health, Product Safety, Your Money, and Transportation. Each category has subcategories to direct you to areas within individual federal web sites containing related information; this link takes you directly to its health information

 

Healthfinder — A free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthfinder can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.

4 years ago
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    List of Free Clinics

     

     

     

    4 years ago

    Call your local Lion's Club to see if they will help you get free eyeglasses. I know many people who they have helped obtain them.

    4 years ago

    Dental Care

    This website has some good resources and links to help one find dental care:

    www.volunteersinhealthcare.org


     Another good site to search is :

    www.covertheuninsured.org

     

     

     

    4 years ago

    Dental Resources 

    Oral Health America: America's Fund for Dental Health:

    http://www.oralhealthamerica.org

     

     

     

    4 years ago

    DENTAL CARE

    If any one needs Dental Care did you know that the American Dental Association provides free care for those who qualify. Contact your local County number. This is a voluntary program from Dentist to Dentist.

    4 years ago

    AUDIENT Program Helps Low-Income People to Receive Hearing Care

    If you cannot afford the hearing aid you need, the AUDIENT Program may be able to help you. For people whose income is two-and-a-half times the national poverty level - $24,500 for an individual, plus $8,500 for each additional family member, AUDIENT may be able to help you find affordable hearing care and discounted hearing aids. AUDIENT is a program of Northwest Hearing Care, an affiliate of the Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight and Hearing.

    More information:

    http://www.audientalliance.org/.

    4 years ago

    Low Vision Center provides specialized eye exams by low vision doctors to evaluate a person-s remaining vision and overall visual function to help maximize existing vision -- often with the use of prescribed optical devices.

     

     

     

     

    4 years ago

    Helpful Low Income Health Access Weblinks


    As a follow up to the last Low Income Health Access Open Door forum, below is a list of helpful weblinks:

     

    Office of Pharmacy Affairs, administers the 340B Program

    1-800-628-6297 http://www.hrsa.gov/opa

    Pharmacy Services Support Center, provides technical assistance on 340B and Pharmacy programs

    1-800-628-6297 http://pssc.aphanet.org

    Office of Health Information Technology Website Health Resources and Services Administration

    http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Information Technology Website

    http://healthit.ahrq.gov

    4 years ago

    NATIONAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE 

    Other National Health Care Assistance Programs
    Many private entities provide Americans with health care assistance on a national basis. In addition, there are other federally financed health care assisatnce projects. These programs provide people with everything from prescription drug purchasing assistance and discounts to low-cost dental visits and eye care.

     

    4 years ago

    Improving and protecting individuals’ and families’ economic security—such as ensuring that elderly and disabled refugees do not loose their SSI benefits—are key components of Catholic Charities USA’s Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America. This new multi-year initiative aims to cut poverty in half by 2020 by urging Congress and the Administration to give a much higher priority to the needs of the poor in budget and policy decisions on issues such as housing, health care, nutrition, and economic security.

     

    Catholic Charities USA’s members—more than 1,700 local agencies and institutions nationwide—Provide help and create hope for more than 7.1 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds. For more than 275 years, local Catholic Charities agencies have been providing a myriad of vital services in their communities, ranging from day care and counseling to food and housing. For more information, visit www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.

     

     

     

     

    4 years ago

    Lighthouse International

      111 East 5th Street
      New York, NY 10022-1202
      Red and white drawing of a light house.
      Lighthouse International's mission is to enable people of all ages to overcome vision impairment through worldwide leadership in vision rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy.

      Phone: (800) 829-0500
      E-Mail:
      info@lighthouse.org
      URL: http://www.lighthouse.org
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              Get free eye care from VISION USA if you qualify.

              Find out how to get help paying for eye care .

              Contact volunteer organizations like the Lions Club . They collect glasses and give them to people who can’t afford new ones.

               

               

               

               

              4 years ago

              STATE BY STATE DONATED DENTAL :


              State by State DDS volunteer dental services programs. Click on the link below to take you to the page and you can click on your state and see if they participate in the National Foundation for Denistry Volunteer Programs:

              http://nfdh.org/joomla_nfdh/content/view/24/47/

              Volunteer dentists treat DDS patients in their own offices where they can work more efficiently with their own equipment, supplies, and staff.

              In each state at least one program coordinator is responsible for determining that applicants are either disabled, elderly or medically compromised and have no other way for paying for dental care.

              * Licensee programs exist in states where the NFDH licenses another organization, usually the state dental association or their charitable organization, to operate DDS.

              ** National DDS programs assist people in states where sanctioned programs may not exist.

              For information about a specific DDS program or programs, please click on the appropriate state.
              Purple States have individual DDS programs, 
              green states were served through the National DDS program.

              4 years ago

              What do we mean by Free Clinics

               (Free Medical Clinic/Free Dental Clinics)

              * Where one can get free medical help .

              * Some of the listings we have do charge very little fee.

              * Some places they ask you for small donation.    We still list them Free Medical clinicss/Clinics as they are almost free.

              There is one listing which ask for $20.00 per visit.     We considered listing them, we made a note in the listing that they charge. As long as we see a motive towards helping people who are in need of medical help we consider them Free Clinics (We agree that we are going away from "Free") but we know their effort is worth lot more to lots of people.

              * Some are for low income people, some are for homeless

              * Some only serve the local community residents.

              * Some Clinics are specific to HIV treatment etc. (We list them as well)

              What are the other sources?

              * Consider your local county Health Department

              * Religious  organizations and charities.

              * Doctors/Nurses organizations .

              * Searching the internet.

              Other Suggestions are welcome .

               

               

               

              4 years ago

              Free Medical Clinics, Free Dental Clinics, Free Medical Help All ...
              ... free medical care, free medical help, free dental help, free healthcare, free health service, free mental health, dental care, All Over USA.
              http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/
              Help with health costs
              If you are not in one of the categories listed above, you might still be able to get free dental treatment on the grounds of low income – see under heading, ...United Kingdom
              http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/index/family_parent/health/help_with_health_costs.htm
              Finding Low-Cost Dental Care
              the country that provide free or reduced-cost health services, including dental care. To obtain a list of centers in your area, contact the HRSA Information ...
              http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/NR/rdonlyres/53F91091-23DB-47F3-8782-6572C33F9D42/0/LowCostFactsheet.pdf
              Finding Low-Cost Dental Care
              11 Feb 2009 ... Your state or local health department may know of programs in your area that offer free or reduced-cost dental care. ...
              http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/PopularPublications/FindingLowCostDentalCare/


              4 years ago

              How many times have you tried on a wildly expensive pair of eyeglass frames that look just like reading glasses you could pick up for less than $18 at Wal-Mart?  There really may not be much difference except the designer name.  Read more...

               

              DENTAL, EYE CARE, ETC.(FREE OR LOW COST) FOR ALL LOW INCOME QUALIFIED
              7 years ago
              This folder is just for free dental or eye care resources, thank you. Donna Combs