The Traveling Toothfairy provides preventive dental services to children & adults of all ages that are not able to easily access dental care for various reasons. On-Site Oral Healthcare is provided, using portable equipment, right in the comfort of your program or facility.
Welcome to The Traveling Toothfairy!
Marcy E Foreman, RDH, BS d/b/a The Traveling Toothfairy, 9 Fire Road 15A, Lunenburg, MA 01462 Copyright (c) 2012
Healthy teeth and gums are essential to your overall health.
They are important for clear speech, proper chewing and self confidence in social interactions.
What is a Public Health Dental Hygienist?
"While the majority of oral and dental diseases are preventable, accessing dental care for many residents of the Commonwealth can be difficult. Access to preventive dental care helps to avoid dental problems before they begin, and by identifying dental problems early, treatment can be less expensive, time consuming and invasive."
"A public health dental hygienist is a practicing registered dental hygienist who may perform dental hygiene procedures in a public health setting...They may be directly reimbursed by MassHealth (Medicaid) and Commonwealth Care insurances..."
"It is believed that this new category of dental professional will improve direct access to preventive dental care for those residents of the state at highest-risk for dental disease, such as MassHealth recipients, low income, children, seniors and developmentally disabled..."
---Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health