Oral Health America kicked off their national #FallForSmiles campaign with Advocacy Week in Washington, DC October 1st through 5th. Oral Health advocates from all over the nation showed up virtually and in person to align their efforts and meet with their members of congress. The event had sponsorship from great partners like 3M and Glaxo … Continue reading Leveraging Partnerships to Impact Change. Open Your Mouth: Oral Health is Health!
RDH on a mission spotlight Mary Ann Burch
In January of 2017, I went to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on a mission trip. Our team of 35 was a diverse group of professionals who brought medical, dental, vision and pharmacy skills to a community of impoverished and neglected people. Going to a third-world country is difficult to describe; the magnitude a trip like this can … Continue reading Missions Abroad: How to Find Outreach Opportunities
Equity: justice according to natural law or right; specifically: freedom from bias or favoritism.—Merriam-Webster Dictionary As oral health-care providers in public health, it is our duty to ensure efforts for equity are carried through to the population. Freedom from bias or favoritism may seem easy enough, but these can manifest in many different ways. Are we treating … Continue reading The importance of data-driven dental outreach programs