Exciting News at CDS:
CDS employs the first dental therapist in Minnesota, Christy Jo Fogarty, who is helping to expand restorative care to hundreds of children and pregnant women! In February, 2013, Fogarty became the first Advanced Dental Therapist in the lower 48 states!
Click on Christy Jo Fogarty's picture below to watch PBS Frontline's special, "Dollars and Dentists" which features Fogarty discussing how she helps improve access to dental care in Minnesota.
CDS recently purchased an additional clinic and administrative facility at 728 East Hennepin Avenue! More details to come about our grand opening.
CDS kicks off services in International Falls for
the 2012-2013 school year!
Watch Northland's News Center Coverage of the Kick Off!
CDS PARTNERS TO CREATE EDUCATIONAL VIDEO
CDS, in partnership with Delta Dental of MN, Greater Twin Cities United Way, and ECHO TV produced an educational video about good oral health habits for children which aired on Minnesota Public Television.
Watch this video in four languages below!
OTHER EXCITING NEWS
**In 2009, CDS celebrated its 90th anniversary!
**Children's Dental Services is pleased to provide care in partnership with Smiles Across Minnesota in the Twin Cities, Duluth, Faribault, the Iron Range, the St. Cloud region, the International Falls region, and the Fargo/Moorhead region; through this important initiative in partnership with Oral Health America, Delta Dental, United Way, 3M and others thousands of low-income children are receiving access to
comprehensive dental care.
AWARDS FOR CDS
- CDS is the proud recipient of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Mission Innovations Award in 2006 for its portable care program. Watch the YouTube Video to learn more!
- CDS' Executive Director, Sarah Wovcha, is the 2007 recipient of the Betty Hubbard Maternal and Child Health Leadership Award.
- In 2008, CDS was awarded the Governor's Green Award which includes recognition of its energy efficient lighting, increased insulation, natural flooring, no VOC paint, raingarden, white reflective roof, solar panels, and rainbarrels.