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We are a result driven partner in helping to improve access to oral health care and oral health literacy

We believe that oral health literacy, whole health literacy, and access to care are fundamentally related, and are the foundation of a healthy life


How We Help


Sign up for Care

Matching low-income individuals and families in our community with the care they need, because a healthy mouth is foundational for a healthy life.


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Volunteer Opportunities

Help change lives across New Mexico by volunteering your time. We have several avenues to meet your professional and personal needs.


Lookup volunteer opportunities


Opportunities for Care

We are committed to serving the oral health needs of all New Mexicans through education, access to dental care, and referrals to oral health and other health providers.


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Whole Health Referral

Partnering with organizations to provide resources and education for other health issues.


I need other health referrals


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Emerging Leaders

Providing mentoring, leadership, training, volunteer, and clinical observation opportunities to help grow professional support networks for future dental professionals.


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Relief Fund

Administer funds to dentists who need temporary financial assistance primarily in New Mexico who have suffered practice threatening situations.


NM Dentist Relief Fund application

Yearly Supporters & Partners

Thank you to our yearly sponsors for supporting healthy smiles across New Mexico!


New Mexico Foundation for Dental Health, Education & Research (dba. NM Dental Association Foundation)

PO Box 16854

Albuquerque, NM  87191

Office: (505) 298-7206

Fax: (505) 554-3836


All Content Copyright © 2021, New Mexico Foundation for Dental Health Research and Education, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.


All donations are tax-deductible.

EIN 74-3146433

The NMDAF is the charitable arm of the NMDA