Oral Health Kansas Advocacy • Public Awareness Education


bullet OHK Partners to Improve Oral Health for Seniors

The Johnson County Area Agency on Aging is trialing a pilot project designed to improve oral health of seniors... Read More arrow

bullet Medicaid and Medicare 50 Year Celebration

On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law legislation that established the Medicare and Medicaid programs... Read More arrow

bullet Dental Champions Corner

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Herzog (Class 1) on being awarded the Kansas Dental Association's 2015 Dentist of the Year Award!... Read More arrow

bullet Kids Count 2015 Data Released

Kids Count is a report that ranks states on overall child well-being and in economic well-being, education, health and family and community... 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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