Donor Spotlight: Dr. Allukian

When speaking with longtime OHA donor Dr. Myron Allukian, it’s easy to see why he gives to OHA — his own advocacy efforts have always been in line with OHA’s mission and programs. In an era when Massachusetts was only 7% fluoridated, Dr. Allukian began a long fight for community water fluoridation, resulting in the state … Read moreDonor Spotlight: Dr. Allukian

White Paper Stresses Importance of Oral Health Care Benefit for Older Adults

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, JULY 19, 2018 – Oral Health America (OHA), along with a diverse group of partners, released a white paper, An Oral Health Benefit in Medicare Part B: It’s Time to Include Oral Health in Health Care. This white paper is an interprofessional, collaborative effort written and published by leaders in the … Read moreWhite Paper Stresses Importance of Oral Health Care Benefit for Older Adults

Celebrating Older American’s Month

This May, Oral Health America (OHA) joins the Administration on Aging in its observance of Older American’s Month and its theme ‘Engage at Every Age’, which emphasizes you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that enrich your physical, emotional and social well-being. For OHA, this means being active in maintaining … Read moreCelebrating Older American’s Month

DentaQuest Foundation Grant Supports Effort for Publicly Funded Dental Coverage

Oral Health America (OHA) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $667,000 from the DentaQuest Foundation (DQF).The grant will provide significant support to expand the Wisdom Tooth Project® and increase capacity to continue advocating for publicly funded dental coverage for Medicare beneficiaries.

Announcing OHA’s National Oral Health Report: A State Of Decay

Oral Health America (OHA) has published a national report examining factors impacting the oral health of older adults. A State of Decay, Vol. IV illustrates the need for continued action to ensure America’s rapidly growing population of seniors age healthily and independently.