A project of the Junior League of Cincinnati.

OF CHILDREN HAVE VISIBLE TOOTH DECAY BY KINDERGARTEN

MILLION HOURS OF SCHOOL AMERICAN STUDENTS MISS EVERY YEAR BECAUSE OF ORAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

CHILDREN WITH
RECENT TOOTH PAIN

ARE 4X MORE LIKELY
TO HAVE A LOW GPA

OF CHILDREN ON MEDICAID

HAVE NOT SEEN A DENTIST

BY KINDERGARTEN

THE GOOD NEWS IS NEARLY

OF DENTAL DECAY

IS PREVENTABLE

GrinUp! is a project of the Junior League of Cincinnati.  Our mission is to improve the oral health of children in greater Cincinnati through an area-wide oral health campaign. GrinUp! drives awareness, educates the community, and advocates for improvements in care with the goal of creating a world of happy, healthy smiles.

We are dedicated to creating a world of healthy, happy smiles by advancing awareness, advocacy and education around children's oral health in our community

  • NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH

    February

    To promote the benefits of good oral health, the American Dental Association (ADA)  declares February National Children’s Dental Health Month, with events, activities, contests, free dental screenings and more. Be sure to find out what’s happening in your community!

  • GRIN UP! EXHIBIT EXPERIMENTS

    12/3/2017

    4/7/2018

    Step inside a giant mouth to learn about good oral health through hands-on activities, dental experiments and interactive play. Join volunteers in learning how what a cavity is and how it creates a hole in your teeth! Learn how to brush and floss your teeth to keep you healthy. 

  • NATIONAL DENTAL HYGEINE MONTH

     

    October

     

  • NATIONAL BRUSH DAY

    11/1/16

    What better day to promote good tooth brushing habits that the day after Halloween – Nov. 1! Take part in National Brush Day by sharing brushing selfies on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

The Junior League of Cincinnati has been a part of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 90 years and has almost 1,000 members across all social and professional strata. It is committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership if trained volunteers.

The mission of the Children's Oral Health Network is to create and facilitate a seamless system of accessible, affordable oral health care for all children in the Greater Cincinnati area and to ensure a dental home for children by age one.

CONTACT US

keepyourgrinup@gmail.com

 

 

LOCATE US

Junior League

3500 Columbia Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45226