Monthly Archives: July 2013

Orgullo 2013 Program is Launched

Hundreds of dental students to compete while they deliver education and inspiration to local communities for the elimination of oral health disparities 

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 1, 2013– The Hispanic Dental Association announces the launch of the 2013 Orgullo (Pride) Educational Program in conjunction with Procter & Gamble / Crest Oral – B. The dental collegiate competition will bring dental students head to head in areas of oral health education and outreach in their communities.

[For the full press release, click here.]

Each student chapter will present a summary of their activities in the form of a poster presentation at the HDA 23rd Annual Meeting with one or two students present to provide an overview and answer questions during judging. The activities will be judged based on goals & expected outcomes, number of patients seen, ethnic background of population being served, age range of participants, services performed and age range or school grade participating in activity.

This year’s participating HDA Student chapters and cities include:
1.    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
2.    University of California, San Francisco
3.    University of Connecticut
4.    Tufts University
5.    Columbia University
6.    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
7.    The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
8.    University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
9.    University of Michigan School of Dentistry
10.    University of Maryland School of Dentistry
11.    Kornberg School of Dentistry – Temple University
12.    Baylor College of Dentistry
13.    College of Dental Medicine – Georgia Regents University
14.    College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics – University of Iowa
15.    New York University College of Dentistry

Colgate Oral Health Month

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE PARTNERS WITH THE HISPANIC DENTAL ASSOCIATION TO LAUNCH 2013 “ORAL HEALTH MONTH”CAMPAIGN

Dental Clinics in Hispanic Communities to Receive Colgate® Product Donations via Consumer Engagement

NEW YORK, NY (June 27, 2013) – Today, Colgate-Palmolive partnered with the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) to launch Colgate’s 2013 “Oral Health Month” campaign.  Beginning July 1, this annual campaign will help educate Hispanic American families about the importance of proper oral care through this year’s theme, “Unite for a World of Healthy Smiles™” (“Únete por un mundo de sonrisas saludables”). Read more.

To keep up with the competing number of pledges for the eight participating clinics, visit and pledge via www.Colgate.com/OHM

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