MDS Foundation Launches New Grant Program

Foundation familyMDS Foundation has launched a new grant program to fund organizations that increase access to dental care for needy individuals in Massachusetts.

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Help those in need with your dental skills Take a look at available dental-related volunteer opportunities with local organizations.

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Support TeamSmile at Yankee Dental Congress 2016 


TeamSmile and the MDS Foundation are teaming up to host a dental clinic on January 28 and 29, 2016, at Yankee Dental Congress 2016. The TeamSmile Clinic will offer free dental services including triage, X-ray, treatment, preventive care, and oral health education to underserved Boston-area children.

We are looking for Massachusetts licensed dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants to volunteer to provide care to this disadvantaged population. Bring your office team or volunteer as an individual. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work in one or more 2.5-hour shifts. The available shifts are outlined below.

All registered volunteers will receive FREE Yankee Dental Congress registration (up to a $95 value). Volunteers who register after September 16, 2015, will be provided with a promo code when registering online for Yankee 2016.

To learn more and register, visit and navigate to the "volunteer" tab, then to the "volunteer now" tab.  

   Available Shifts:

 Thursday, January 28 & Friday, January 29 at:   


  •     8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  
  •      11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  
  •      2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   



All volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants MUST email copies of three documents to in order to participate in the TeamSmile Clinic. 

  1. Dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant Massachusetts license
  2. Proof of current CPR certification
  3.    Proof of current Hepatitis B vaccination or a Hepatitis B declination form 


Volunteers who do not provide this documentation will not be permitted to treat patients at the clinic per the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry. If you have any questions, please email MDS Community Service Coordinator Elizabeth Nilson at

TeamSmile website:

TeamSmile registration page:


MDS Foundation Past Events

An Evening of Celebration to Raise Awareness of the MDS Foundation

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Thank you to all who joined us at our Howl at the Moon on March 13. Approximately 150 individuals attended the event to show their support to the MDS Foundation. Please take a moment to view the photos from the event and share them with your friends and colleagues.

Clarke's Kitchen Design Showcase Sunday, May 6, 2012

Clarke's Culinary Sensation Event


  More than 150 guests attended the special evening, which benefited the MDS Foundation.

View pictures from the event


The MDS Foundation is committed to improving access to oral health care for low-income individuals and families in Massachusetts. It is with support of the players, sponsors, and donations for this event that the Foundation is able to fulfill its mission. Thank you for your continued and generous support.