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Oral Health Kansas staff testified on nine bills in the 2015 session and three in 2016.

Testimony & Policy Letters

Medicaid Expansion Letter to the Governor - Fall 2015
A letter from OHK Executive Director, Tanya Dorf Brunner to Governor Sam Brownback, asking him to expand KanCare to lower income adults.
To read the letter, click here.

OHK Joins National Advocacy Effort
In 2015, Oral Health Kansas joined over ninety national, state and local organizations and advocates in asking the American Public Health Association to remove Ed Begley, Jr. from their fall conference agenda. Learn more about the advocacy effort by reading the national sign-on letter.

Surgeon General Endorses Fluoridation
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin endorses community water fluoridation as effective in preventing tooth decay.
To read the letter, click here.
Visit www.fluoridekansas.org/ to learn more.

Fluoridation is Effective: A Summary of Research
Decades of research confirm the benefits of water fluoridation. To read a summary click here.

Dental Benefits as "Value Added" Services in KanCare letter
Letter to Lt. Governor Colyer
Thank you Letter

Click on the year below to veiw additional testimony given.

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010


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