Welcome to the Dental Foundation of Oregon
The DFO is dedicated to advancing oral health education, providing charitable care, and coordinating resources for Oregon’s children and vulnerable communities.


Oregon Children Suffer More Dental Pain and Infection Than Children in Almost Any Other State and They Need Your Help!

Here is a stunning fact: Oregon children have among the worst oral health in the nation. Because of poverty, lack of access to care, and other social and economic issues, Oregon children suffer more dental pain and infection than children in almost any other state. Kids in pain get sick and miss school. In fact, Oregon educators estimate that on any given day over 5,000 children are suffering from dental pain or infection. Dental disease isn't just a cosmetic problem. Poor oral health affects overall health. When decay goes untreated, children may face even greater problems as adults, including chronic conditions that contribute to lung disease, stroke, and bacterial pneumonia. In rare cases, oral infections have even led to death.
The Dental Foundation of Oregon provides direct care and oral health education to underserved children on our Tooth Taxi free mobile dental clinic. We educate the public about the oral health challenges and we advocate for programs and policies that improve care for kids. We are funded by individuals, corporations and foundations who care deeply about improving children's oral health.

DFO Tooth Taxi smiles
DFO Tooth Taxi smiles
The Columbia Bank Wall of Wine
Participants to the 2019 Chip for Teeth Golf Tournament will be able to purchase a $20 wine pull ticket for our popular Wall of Wine! We are delighted to feature a variety of donated wines from well-known, Oregon, Washington and Northern California wineries including We are accepting wine donations for this years event and have received wine from well-known Oregon and Washington brands including 14 Hands, Chateau Ste Michelle, Dobbes Family Estate, and Willamette Valley Vineyards!

If you would like to make a wine donation, please email us.


2019 Chip for Teeth Golf Tournament
Start planning your foursome for Friday, June 14, 2019! Consistently recognized as one of Oregon's top rated golf courses, the DFO is pleased to return to Langdon Farms Golf Course for our 15th Annual Chip for Teeth Golf Tournament. Register your team HERE!

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE TO THE DENTAL FOUNDATION


We Believe Every Child Deserves Quality Dental Care


We advocate for increased funding for children's dental treatment and education. We support community water fluoridation, a proven and safe way to reduce cavities, and we encourage volunteerism in the dental community.

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