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May 20, 2024
May 2024 | Issue No. 39

Treat-and-Release Emergency Department Utilization and Costs for Traumatic and Nontraumatic Dental Conditions, 2019 and 2020

By R. Henry Olaisen, Ph.D., M.P.H., P.M.P., and Marc Roemer, M.S on May 15, 2024

National report reveals growing awareness of oral-systemic health

May 15, 2024
Delta Dental released its 2024 State of America’s Oral Health and Wellness Report in May, a national analysis of consumer opinions and behaviors related to oral health. The report revealed a strong consumer understanding of oral health’s integral role in overall health, with a majority of adults...

Sesame Street in Communities

By Office of Head Start on April 29, 2024
April 2024 | Issue No. 31 What’s the Word, Big Bird? Oral Health

Oral Health Resource Center Update: April 2024

April 25, 2024
New from OHRC The following news and resources are featured by the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC).

Poor Oral Health May Contribute to the Risk of Dementia

By CareQuest on April 24, 2024
This visual report from CareQuest Institute examines current research on the links between poor oral health and the risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). It is estimated that by 2040, the number of individuals with ADRD in the US could reach 12 million,...

Resources to Make you Smile!

April 18, 2024
April 2024 | Issue No. 38 Incorporating Oral Health into Emergency Preparedness


April 15, 2024
Welcome to the National Oral Health Conference! To the 745 people who are attending the 2024 NOHC, welcome to the first day of the conference and thank you for attending! Installation of New ASTDD Officers On Sunday afternoon, at the National Oral Health Conference, the following individuals...

Doctors take on dental duties to reach low-income and uninsured patients

By Kate Ruder on April 09, 2024
DENVER — Pediatrician Patricia Braun and her team saw roughly 100 children at a community health clinic on a recent Monday. They gave flu shots and treatments for illnesses like ear infections. But Braun also did something most primary care doctors don't. She peered inside mouths searching for...