Oral Health Organizations
- “You are not healthy without good oral health” Dr. C. Everett Koop, Surgeon General of the United States, 1981-1989
- Helping states and communities address oral health issues.
- Oral health is an essential component of health throughout life. Poor oral health and untreated oral diseases and conditions can have a significant impact on quality of life. They can affect the most basic human needs, including the ability to eat and drink, swallow, maintain proper nutrition, smile, and communicate.
National Center for Fluoride Policy & Research
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- ADHA is the largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists.
- AAP members are periodontists specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases and in the placement of dental implants.
- The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is the only organization exclusively dedicated to serving the needs and interests of the general dentist. Founded in 1952, the AGD has grown to become the world’s second largest dental association.
- With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
- OSAP’s members span the globe and include educators, consultants, lecturers, infection control coordinators and all who are involved in infection prevention and safety.
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- The American Cancer Society is marking the 35th Great American Smokeout on November 18, 2010 by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day.
- Two major publications are produced by ADHA—a national magazine and a scientific journal—as well as a number of specialty newsletters.
- The Pierre Fauchard Academy was organized in 1936. One of its primary objectives, at the time of its founding, was the extension of control by the dental profession over its own literature. This has remained an important activity of the Academy and includes the publication of Dental World.
- The Journal is accessible to ADHA members through the Members section of the ADHA Web site.
- Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease.
- The official journal of the AAP publishes original scientific articles to support practice, education, and research in the dental specialty of periodontics.
- RDH, the national magazine for dental hygiene professionals, is created for dental hygienists who are committed to ongoing professional growth; and topics range from clinical and practice management to continuing education.