Examining History, Shaping the Future: Elevating Black Voices in Oral Health Care

February 22, 2024
10:00 - 11:00 AM PT

Join CareQuest Institute and the National Dental Association for a timely webinar to recognize Black History Month and spotlight the crucial contributions Black dental professionals make within their communities. Their expert panel will offer insights through the lens of public health equity, highlighting the significant progress and ongoing challenges in providing optimal care to Black communities. They'll also discuss actionable strategies to enhance representation, education, and health care outcomes.

Learning Objectives:  

  • Describe the challenges and barriers Black communities face in accessing oral health care.
  • Apply strategies to enhance cultural humility and equity in any dental setting.
  • Analyze historical events and data to identify potential improvements within public policy and oral health equity.

Participants can earn 1 ADA CERP credit.

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  • Eleanor Fleming, PhD, DDS, MPH, Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Clinical Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Dentistry; Department of Dental Public Health Diplomate, American Board of Dental Public Health


  • Caswell A. Evans Jr., DDS, MPH, Professor Emeritus, Pediatric Dentistry, Prevention and Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago College of Dentistry
  • Nicole Cheek, DDS, President, National Dental Association
  • Jeanne Sinkford, DDS, PhD, DSc, Associate Executive Director, American Dental Education Association