Join OHA as a Fellow or Intern!

OHA offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the year to support our programs. This includes a year-long Program Fellowship and the Oral Health America Summer Internship. The Program Fellowship is designed for students who have completed their degree and wish to pursue dentistry, dental hygiene, or public health. Students are eligible for a fellowship upon completion of undergraduate, dental, or dental … Read moreJoin OHA as a Fellow or Intern!

Time to Act: Young Adults, Periodontal Disease & Blood Pressure

Join OHA and Midmark for a webinar on November 12 about teens, hypertension and blood pressure. There is great evidence that periodontal disease often originates disproportionately in adolescents and can cause irreversible damage and chronic inflammation and thus severe long term risk of chronic disease. Also, there is great evidence that dentists are far more … Read moreTime to Act: Young Adults, Periodontal Disease & Blood Pressure

Oral Health America Launches Older Adults Campaign: ‘Caregiver Kudos’ offers opportunity to say ‘Thanks for Caring’

CHICAGO, November 1, 2018 — In recognition of National Caregivers Month in November, Oral Health America (OHA) launches Older Adults and their Caregivers as part of their Campaign for Oral Health Equity. This is just one of the many ways in which OHA continues to lead the way toward healthier mouths for older adults. Currently, … Read moreOral Health America Launches Older Adults Campaign: ‘Caregiver Kudos’ offers opportunity to say ‘Thanks for Caring’

OHA Announces Exciting Changes for 29th Annual Gala: Historic Location, Fresh Entertainment, Networking Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, October 22, 2018 — Oral Health America’s (OHA) Gala, held on the eve of the Chicago Dental Society’s Midwinter Meeting, will now be named the Champions for Change Gala to emphasize the organization’s mission and work. Benefitting Oral Health America for 29 years, the Gala will be held from 5:30 p.m. … Read moreOHA Announces Exciting Changes for 29th Annual Gala: Historic Location, Fresh Entertainment, Networking Opportunities

Oral Health America Advocates for Oral Health Equity on Capitol Hill

CHICAGO, October 18, 2018 — Earlier this month, Oral Heath America (OHA) brought Board Members, Oral Health Advocates and staff to Capitol Hill for its annual Advocacy Week event to meet with members of Congress and recognize leaders who have worked toward oral health equity in the public sphere. Advocacy Week is a part of OHA’s … Read moreOral Health America Advocates for Oral Health Equity on Capitol Hill