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June is National Smile Month

On June 5, 2009, Oral Health America (a national organization that promotes better oral health for all Americans, especially the underserved), launched June as National Smile Month at Baltimore's National Museum of Dentistry.  DHMH Secretary John Colmers was a featured speaker, and Dr. Hazel Harper received the Goldstein Award for Outstanding Volunteerism for her work in creating the Deamonte Driver Dental Project.  Also, OHA released the results of a recent national public opinion poll on the importance of oral health and dental insurance.  PJC Staff Attorne, Laurie Norris, spoke as a representative of Maryland's Dental Action Committee.  About 65 people attended, including Ms. Alyce Driver.

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