Kentucky Oral Health Coalition hopes to bring you the most current oral health data at the national, state, and local level, opportunities to network with professionals and advocates across the state, and provide resources within our state and nationally. Please let us know about your networks and resources that we can share on our website. We know you have so much to offer!
State Oral Health Resources
Making Smiles Happen – 2016 Oral Health Study of Kentucky’s Youth
Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) lifts up innovative opportunities to enhance regional access to health care and human services, including suggestions for a significant increase in partnership/collaboration across sectors, institutions, and governments in Appalachia.
National Oral Health Resources
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advocates policies, guidelines, and programs that promote optimal oral health and oral health care for children.
The American Association for Dental Research advances research and increases knowledge for the improvement of oral health, supports and represents the oral health research community, and facilitates the communication and application of research findings.
The American Dental Education Association leads institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public.
The American Public Health Association promotes oral health by partnering with other human service providers, integrates oral health with overall health, guides environmental and health care delivery issues and disseminates research findings.
The Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors provides leadership to promote a governmental oral health presence in each state and territory, to formulate and promote sound oral health policy, to increase awareness of oral health issues, and to assist in the development of initiatives for prevention and control of oral diseases.
The Center for Oral Health collaborates with national, state, and local partners to develop innovative community-based strategies to improve oral health outcomes which contributes to better overall health and wellness.
The Hispanic Dental Association is a leading voice for Hispanic oral health that provides service, education, advocacy, and leadership for elimination of oral health disparities in the Hispanic community.
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation that provides high-quality data and trend analysis to enrich local, state and national discussions to secure better futures for all children and raises the visibility of children’s issues through a nonpartisan, evidence-based lens.
Mouth Healthy is a comprehensive resource for individuals in all stages of life, brought to you by the American Dental Association. The ADA provides charitable assistance for the dental community, and works to improve oral health by supporting access to care, research, and education programs.
The National Dental Association promotes oral health equity among people of color by harnessing the collective power of its members, advocating for the needs of and mentoring dental students of color, and raising the profile of the profession in our communities.
The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network improves oral health by conducting dental practice-based research and by serving dental professionals and their patients through education and collegiality.
The Partnership For Healthy Mouths Health Lives is a coalition of leading organizations in the field of oral health committed to improve children’s oral health so that they can develop into healthy productive adults.
U.S. National Oral Health Alliance provides the platform for a diverse network of stakeholders to forge common ground in order to harness opportunities and create viable solutions for improved oral health through prevention and treatment for vulnerable populations across our country.
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