Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation, RI Oral Health Foundation, RIOHF

What Happened To RI MOM 2017??

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Volunteers with the Rhode Island Mission of Mercy say they're stunned that the charitable effort to fix the smiles of underinsured or uninsured residents was called off by officials at the Community College of Rhode Island. Volunteers are, from left, Dr. Jeffrey Dodge, Libby Swan, Dr. Barbara Cavicchio, Dr. John Kiang, and Dr. Fred Hartman.
(Breeze photo by Ethan Shorey)

CCRI turns its back on poor who used dental clinic
By Jeffrey Dodge, a doctor of dental medicine, is president of the Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation.
He wrote this on behalf of its Board of Directors.
June 28, 2017

Free dental clinic for the needy displaced by CCRI
By G. Wayne Miller, Journal Staff Writer
June 28, 2017

No Mercy: Dentists question why CCRI ended program to help poor
By Ethan Shorey, Valley Breeze Managing Editor
June 21, 2017

CCRI should be ashamed
By Tom Ward, Valley Breeze Publisher
June 27, 2017

Please help us bring RI MOM back by sending letters of support or calling state officials. Here is how:

#1 Send an email letter of support
Click on the name of the person you would like to send the letter to and follow the instructions.
#2 Send a letter via USPS
Click on the link to letter of support, print letter and sign. Mail to the address listed below.
#3 Make a phone call
Use phone numbers listed below.

Governor Gina Raimondo
State House
82 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02903

USPS Letter of Support — Raimondo

Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee
State House
82 Smith St., Rm. 116
Providence, RI 02903

USPS Letter of Support — McKee



Senator Jack Reed
U.S. District Courthouse
One Exchange Terrace, Suite 408
Providence, RI 02903

USPS Letter of Support — Reed

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
170 Westminster St #1100
Providence, RI 02903

USPS Letter of Support — Whitehouse



Congressman Jim Langevin
300 Centerville Rd, Suite 200 South
Warwick, RI 02886

USPS Letter of Support — Langevin

Representative Nicholas A. Mattiello
State House, Room 323
Providence, RI 02903

USPS Letter of Support — Mattiello



Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott | Director RI DOH
Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 401
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-1018

USPS Letter of Support — Alexander-Scott

Dr. Samuel Zwetchkenbaum | Dental Director RI DOH
Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Suite 302
Providence, RI 02908

USPS Letter of Support — Zwetchkenbaum



Would you like to send a letter to
the senator in your district?

  1. Click here to copy RI MOM Letter of Support
  2. Click here for a list of State Representatives
  3. Copy letter to email sign and send

Would you like to send a personal message
to CCRI President Meghan Hughes?
Dr. Meghan Hughes, CCRI President
CCRI Knight Campus
Room 3328
400 East Ave.
Warwick, RI 02886


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The RIMOM is two-day FREE dental clinic is the signature event of the Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation.
This clinic provides free dental care to the uninsured, underinsured and anyone who otherwise has difficulty
accessing dental care. Services are provided by licensed dental professional volunteers and include cleanings,
fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, x-rays, tooth extractions, root canal treatment on front teeth only,
oral health instructions, small denture repairs, and a limited number of partial dentures to replace missing front teeth.

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