OHA has announced that its 27th Annual Gala & Benefit raised more than $563,000 for OHA’s programs and campaigns that support oral health for all Americans. Guests from the dental industry enjoyed dinner, dancing, networking, and helping to raise critically needed funds to support programming.
Illinois legislators are taking an important step forward to raise the minimum legal age of tobacco sales from 18 to 21. OHA supports Tobacco 21 legislation across our nation in order to keep our teens and young adults healthy and tobacco free.
OHA proudly announces six new members to its Board of Directors. Charged with ensuring the strategic planning and policies of OHA, these Board members bring their diverse backgrounds and are dedicated to ensuring that the organization is meeting its mission.
OHA recently received an $841,399 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities to expand Smiles Across America® to improve the oral health of the youngest members of our communities through the Early Childhood Caries Prevention Project.
OHA has been awarded a grant from the DentaQuest Foundation, which provides support to expand the Wisdom Tooth Project® and increase efforts in advocating for Publicly Funded Dental Coverage for older Americans.
With the nomination hearing of U.S. Representative Tom Price for the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), OHA sent key questions to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.