In the New River Valley, 25% of adults over the age of 60 have lost all their teeth.
In Montgomery County, 21% of adults have not seen a dentist in over 2 years.
is to educate New River Valley residents
about the importance of dental health
and facilitate care for our neighbors
least able to afford it.
is a community where people of all ages
understand the importance of dental health
and have access to care regardless of income.
In 2009, Joe and Margot Thompson, founders of Thompson Tire, established the nonprofit Dental Aid Partners of the New River Valley (DAPNRV), in collaboration with the Community Foundation of the New River Valley. With the help of a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of active and retired dentists and dental professionals, as well as concerned and caring citizens, we pursue our mission in several ways.
P.O. Box 6096
Christiansburg, VA 24068