Oral Health Kansas Advocacy • Public Awareness Education


bullet KMOM 2016 serves 1,231 people

On January 29-30, the Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation hosted the 15th
Kansas Mission of Mercy in Topeka...Read More arrow

bullet National Children's Dental Health Month

February is National Children's Dental Health Month and this year's campaign is
Star Wars. About 1 of 5 (20%) children aged 5 to 11 years have at least one untreated decayed tooth. Tooth decay is preventable!...Read more arrow

bullet Concerned Kansans speak about Medicaid expansion

The Medicaid expansion plan, the Bridge to a Healthy Kansas, was to be introduced this week in the House...Read More arrow

bullet Dental Champions Corner

Thank you to the Dental Champions who helped out during the Kansas Mission of Mercy (KMOM)...Read More arrow







Mouth Matters

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

toothSince 2005, 117 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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