Oral Health Kansas Advocacy • Public Awareness Education


bullet OHK Award Nominations are Open

Oral Health Kansas announces that nominations now are being accepted for the 2014 Excellence in Oral Health Awards... Read More arrow

bullet Proposed Excise Tax on Sugary Beverages

Congressional Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-­CT) introduced legislation this week to tax added sugars in beverages... Read More arrow

bullet Regulations on Pediatric Dental Benefits Still Unsettled

The Children's Dental Health Project published a blog post by Senior Policy Analyst Colin Reusch... Read More arrow

bullet Dental Champions Corner

Congratulations to Junetta Everett (Class II) on her appointment to the Kansas Health Foundation Board of Directors... 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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