The mission of the North Dakota Oral Health Program is to improve the oral health of all North Dakotans through prevention and education. The primary goal of the Oral Health Program is to prevent and reduce oral disease.
Learn more about the North Dakota Oral Health Program.
Opportunities and Need to Promote Oral Health Equity in North Dakota
This booklet describes the current opportunities to address and promote good oral health in North Dakota.
This booklet presents data, by topic, to demonstrate opportunities to implement targeted interventions, improving not only health of the mouth, but overall health!
All data, unless explicitly stated otherwise, are specific to North Dakota.
The North Dakota Oral Health Coalition’s mission is to foster collaborative solutions to achieve oral health equity.
Learn more about opportunities to partner with or join the collation.
North Dakota Oral Health Coalition’s purpose is to coordinate partners and organizations throughout the state of North Dakota to create a collective impact by targeting oral health disparities. This proposed work focuses long-term on increasing access to oral health, improving North Dakotans’ oral health literacy, and developing integration between all professions impacted by oral health.
Free CE for Dental Teams and Other Healthcare Providers
Oral health and good dental hygiene are essential components of primary care and overall health. This teleECHO™ series is focused on providing local training and case presentations to assist dental teams in providing comprehensive care to members of our community and has been approved for dental CE. Learn more or view one of the free, one-hour, online clinics.
This teleECHO™ series occurred live in 2021 and now includes 11, one-hour, recorded training focused on building and strengthening capacity among primary care and other providers. These healthcare teams can improve oral health equity for underserved populations through screening, referral and varnish application. Learn more or view one of the free, one-hour, online clinics.