Oral Health America’s mission is to change lives by connecting communities with resources to increase access to care, education, and advocacy for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable. Our vision is a future free of oral disease and pain.

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A national non-profit organization working to educate Americans about the importance of mouth health to overall health and well-being

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  • Smiles Across America Celebrates Ten Years

    OHA started supporting dental care and education for children in school-based and school-linked settings through Smiles Across America® (SAA) with five partners—Kids Smiles, Philadelphia, the Santa Barbara-Ventura Counties Dental Foundation, Chicago Department of Public Health, Children’s Dental Services in Minnesota and the New York University College of Dentistry. Ten years later, these five partners are […]

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  • A Mission of Mercy for Oral Health

    The Illinois State Dental Society Foundation hosted a two-day Mission of Mercy Clinic in Peoria last month, providing free dental care including cleanings, extractions, fillings and root canals for nearly 2,000 people. OHA staff members joined more than 1,000 volunteers in helping at the temporary clinic. Many of the patients waited for hours and traveled […]

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  • Teaming Up for Healthy Mouths for Kids

    OHA is teaming up with Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) to create fun events at schools when NASCAR comes racing to town. The goal of GKAS, 3M ESPE, ADA Foundation, Henry Schein, Inc., Care Credit, Church & Dwight and Oral Health America is to use NASCAR racing and Greg Biffle to get children excited about […]

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