Dr. Jennifer Holtzman is the founder and executive director of ToothWoman Network, a 501(c)3 corporation that provides a central source for information, advice, training, and referrals about oral health issues to women, children, seniors, people with disabilities, and the health and social service agencies that serve them.
As Executive Director of ToothWoman and host for its interactive website ToothWoman.net, Dr. Holtzman specializes in issues for families, educators and special needs patients. Sharply focused on dental information and the importance of oral health care, featured topics include sports injuries, infant needs, connections to heart disease, the dangers of tongue and lip piercing, and so much more.
Dr. Holtzman actively provides information to under-served populations through partnerships she has formed with dental public health staff, WIC programs, EPSDT programs, MCHB programs, schools, local PTA's, homeless shelters, community health programs, and local health providers.
A private-practice general dentist with more than fifteen years experience, Dr. Holtzman is currently a lecturer at UCLA's School of Dentistry in the Department of Oral Radiology. Dr. Holtzman regularly volunteers her time and expertise to M.E.N.D.'s free monthly dental clinic, the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA Companion Animal Program, and has worked with the San Fernando Valley School Dental Screening Program and the Education Committee for the Valley Beth Shalom in Encino.
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