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

OHA Announces $500,000 Commitment from Ivoclar Vivadent

Oral Health America (OHA) is the recipient of a 3-year, $500k commitment from Ivoclar Vivadent. This commitment supports OHA and Ivoclar Vivadent’s vision of a future where all Americans experience good oral health as a critical part of their overall health.    

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.