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Hurricane Laura Disaster Assistance for Dentists

Posted on  behalf of the Texas Dental Association Relief Committee…

The Texas Dental Association is fortunate to be able to provide immediate disaster assistance following presidential or gubernatorial disaster declaration of such catastrophic events as Hurricane Laura, which made landfall on August 26,2020. 

Whether it was your home or office that was affected, please do not hesitate to apply for a grant to cover basic immediate needs following the storms, such as temporary lodging, food, water, clothing, medicines. The intended use of these disaster relief grant funds is limited to meeting disaster victims’ most urgent and vital emergency personal needs immediately following a disaster and not intended for long-term needs such as rebuilding homes and buildings or replacing household and personal belongings. Grant funds also cannot be used to replace lost income, replacement of dental practice property, dental supplies, staff salary etc.

CLICK HERE to download the TDA Disaster Relief Application along with general instructions; please complete the application and return it to TDA no later than Monday, October 26, 2020.  Your name and application will be kept confidential.  Any questions may be forwarded by email to Ms. Linda G. Brady, TDA Executive Director (, or Mr. Terry Cornwell, TDA Governance Manager (; you may also call the TDA Central Office at 512-443-3675 (Ext. 146 for Mr. Cornwell).