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2017 National Oral Health Conference

04/24/17 - 04/26/17     Albuquerque, NM

The annual meeting of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) will include discussions focusing on a range of public health topics including water fluoridation, the role of the dental workforce in disease prevention and efforts aimed at integrating oral health into overall health care systems.

Topics on the agenda include:

  • Evidence on the Association Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Childhood Obesity, and the Role of Oral Health Professionals and Insurers in Preventing Childhood Obesity

  • Health Literacy: Who is at Risk, Innovations, and Hands-On Techniques for Developing and Evaluating Materials

  • Innovative Oral Health Workforce Models for Prevention: Findings from a National Evaluation

  • Adding a Dental Benefit in Medicare

  • CDC Water Fluoridation Update

  • The Unmet Oral Health Needs of Persons Living With HIV/AIDS in the United States: What We Know and What We Can Do To Improve

  • School - Based Oral Health: The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model

  • Improving Access for Patients with Developmental Disabilities

  • Healthy People 2020 Oral Health Objectives: Data Collection, Current Estimates, and Future Directions

  • Integrating Oral Health into Healthcare Systems

  • Implementing an Oral Health Program for Older Adults in Your Community

  • New Hampshire’s Integration of Silver Diamine Fluoride in School and Community-based Dental Programs

  • Effective Dental Public Health Interventions: The Case for Community Water Fluoridation and School Sealant Programs

  • Two Is Too Late: Increasing Access to Care for Young Native American Children

  • “The End Of Big:” Adapting Health Communications to a Rapidly Changing, Decentralized Online Environment

  • n Moving the Dial on School-Based Sealant Programs: New Findings on Barriers to Operations and Sustainability and a Blueprint for Improvement

  • Demonstrating a Return-on-Investment in Funding an Adult Medicaid and Medicare Dental Benefit: A New Perspective

  • The Emergency Department is No Place for Dental Care

  • Using Multilevel Model-Based Approach to Estimate Local-Level Oral Health Data


For more information visit nationaloralhealthconference.com.