Oral Health Kansas Advocacy • Public Awareness Education


bullet New AAP Recommendation

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new recommendations about preventing the most common chronic illness in childhood: dental caries.... Read More arrow

bullet Dental Champions Corner

Kyle Kessler (Class 3) and the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas were recently highlighted by the Sunflower Foundation... Read More arrow

bullet Facing the Consequences

Dental practitioners do a good job reminding patients about the important habits that can help keep them free of tooth decay and gum disease... Read More arrow

bullet OHK Awards

Don't forget to submit your nominations for the annual Excellence in Oral Health Awards by Monday, September 29th.... 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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