Oral Health Kansas Advocacy • Public Awareness Education


bullet The First 50 Years of Medicaid and Medicare

On Thursday, July 30, our nation will celebrate fifty years of the Medicaid and Medicare programs... Read More arrow

bullet Improving Oral Health Care for Seniors

On July 29, advocates from the newly created Johnson County Oral Health Coalition at Grace United Methodist Church was a success to assemble oral health kits for seniors... Read More arrow

bullet A Community Working Together

On July 21 over three dozen people gathered in Garden City to discuss the possibility of revitalizing their community oral health coalition... Read More arrow

bullet Dental Champions Corner

Jane Shirley (Class VII), Director for the Local Public Health and Population Health Programs... Read More arrow







Mouth Matters

schoolAt least 28% of children begin school with untreated dental disease, impacting their ability to be successful.

toothSince 2005, 106 Kansans have participated in oral health leadership training.

emergencyMore than 17,500 Kansans visit an emergency room each year with dental pain.

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