There’s no one-size-fits-all formula, it’s very particular. But it’s about finding the areas that the association and the destination have in common andworking in tandemso the community benefits and the association benefits.

Washington, DC was cancelled due to COVID. All 6,000 of our tote bags, which were filled with toothbrushes and toothpaste by a local charity for people with disabilities, were donated to charities in the Washington, DC area. “When we are holding our meetings in various destinations across the globe, we frequently partner with our oral health researchers and sponsors to help support these important programmes.”

Francisco, California, a team of oral health researchers set up a pop-up oral health clinic on the sidewalk just outside of theMosconeWestConventionCenter to provide oral health examinations for homeless and disadvantaged people. “In 2019 we brought awareness to the health disparities, with a focus on oral hygiene, for the indigenous people of Canada at our meeting in Vancouver, B.C. And in 2020, our meeting in

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