Oral Health Business Plan

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I. Purpose

The purpose of this request is to seek financial support in the amount of $25,000 dollars, for the 12- month oral health and nutrition connection awareness campaign in Northwest District of Columbia entitled “Meals and Mouths.” The Meals and Mouths awareness campaign would fill the void that exists between knowledge of what is nutritious for an individual’s overall health and what is beneficial for superb oral health. This will enable thousands of the 348,000 plus inhabitants –both adults and children- living in Northwest District of Columbia to make smarter well informed food choices that will impact their oral health, overall health, and aid them in living healthier lives.

II. Goals and Objectives

Title of Awareness Campaign: Meals and Mouths

Goal:
Increase awareness about the connection between food and oral health amongst the citizens of Northwest, District of Columbia

Objectives:
• Partner with the DC Department of Health to develop nutrition information to increase awareness about foods that contribute to good oral hygiene
• Partner with dental clinics, dentist offices and schools of dentistry to distribute brochures related to nutrition’s contribution to good oral hygiene.
• Using social media connect with patients monthly via fun yet informative guidance about how to better care for their oral health. III. Activities Planned To Accomplish Goals
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Timetable to Complete Planned Activities

Grant Planning Activity Start Date Completion Date Person Responsible
Planning
• Interview Dr. Pierre Cartier with the DC D.O.H
• Come up with 12 Topics for Social Media Campaign and what to put in brochure. Month 1 Month 1 Awareness Campaign Coordinator
Recruitment
• Contact Howard University College of Dentistry, Dental Clinics in NW DC, Private Dental Practices in NW DC Month 2 Month 2 Awareness Campaign Coordinator
Program Implementation
• Hire 2 Social Media Interns
• Research specifics about costs for Text Alert portion of social media

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