Leaving My Comfort Zone to Advocate For My Family

As a self-described, shy, introvert, Sarah Ward could never have imagined that she would be meeting with Congress to talk about her family’s rare genetic disorder. The passionate advocate shares her journey and why she has found the strength to speak up!

10 Great Tips for Advocating for ELSA

NFED mom and advocate, Samantha Mueller, has passionately advocated for the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act since its beginning. She encourages families to take action using her easy tips!

New Insurance Section on Website

Getting your health insurance to pay for your dental care can be tough. We can help! Use our expanded insurance resources to map out your journey to success!

ELSA Picks Up Speed After Fantastic Virtual Hill Day

It’s extraordinary what our advocates and staff have accomplished in just two months since the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA) (S.754/H.R.1916) was re-introduced in the 117th Congress! Our brave advocates shared their struggles on our Virtual Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. Find out what’s happened with ELSA since they shared their stories.

ELSA’s New Bill Leads for 117th Congress

The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act has new leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives! Find out who they are and how you can take immediate action that would make a lasting impact.

How I Diagnosed Myself With a Rare Disorder

Erica Green is a young woman who spent her life without a name or explanation as to why her teeth were missing and different. Because she presented “normally,” no doctor or dentist ever had answers or a name. Then, she broke her denture and sent her on a journey to self-diagnosis.