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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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  • Increase Access Through Tour de Teeth

    After volunteering at a Mission of Mercy clinic and seeing the extreme need for access to affordable oral healthcare, pre-dental student Nicholas Moore and pre-hygiene student M. Cameron Lincks were inspired to combine their passions for bike riding and oral health and created the Tour de Teeth. The Tour will advocate for dentistry in underserved […]

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  • Daily Oral Healthcare for Older Adults

    After several training events for dental hygienists throughout the summer, Tooth Wisdom: Get Smart About Your Mouth officially launched with a workshop at the Holmstad Retirement Community in Batavia, IL. Fourteen older adults participated in the workshop led by hygienist Myrna Carril, learning about daily oral healthcare and asking questions about complications that might arise […]

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  • D.C. Event Focuses on Oral Health Disparities

    Dozens of oral health leaders gathered on Capitol Hill on Sept. 10 to shine a light on the disparities that exist when it comes to oral healthcare in the United States. Hosted by OHA and Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait, an initiative of the Dental Trade Alliance, “Communities Matter: Does Your Neighborhood Determine Your Oral Health,” […]

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