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Smile Keepers Program

A school-based dental disease prevention program.

What is Smile Keepers?

The Smile Keepers Dental Project provides dental education, school based preventative dental treatment including fluoride varnish, referral services and community education for the children and families of Tuolumne County, serving over 3750 children in over 160 classrooms in preschools, elementary schools and high schools. The Smile Keepers Coordinator, Ms. Erika Hagstrom-Dossi, works closely with the local dental community to collaborate with families needing care to promote healthy life-long dental hygiene habits.

Smile Keepers Visits Your Child’s School:

Smile Keepers Registered Dental Assistant Erika Hagstrom-Dossi visits schools on a regular schedule throughout the school year. For information about the dates and times Ms. Hagstrom-Dossi is at your child’s school, please contact the school directly.

Smile Keepers offers its services free to all students enrolled in school thanks to the generous donations and grants from our partners: Sonora Area Foundation, First 5 Tuolumne County, Black Oak Casino, Delta Dental, and Omega Nu.

Contact Information: Erika Hagstrom-Dossi,, (209)536-2014

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