National Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Oral Health Division
The CDC’s Division of Oral Health (DOH) works to improve the oral health of the nation and reduce inequalities in oral health by helping states improve their oral health programs and extending the use of proven strategies to prevent oral disease.

U.S. Health Services and Resources Administration
To improve the oral health of underserved people, HRSA is exploring ways to improve access to oral health care, increase awareness of the connection between oral health and overall health, promote prevention, and improve oral health literacy to health providers and patients alike.

Oral Health America
Oral Health America’s mission is to change lives by connecting communities with resources to increase access to care, education, and advocacy for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable.

Special Care Dentistry Association
The Special Care Dentistry Association serves as a resource to all oral health care professionals who serve or are interested in serving patients with special needs through education and networking to increase access to oral healthcare for patients with special needs.