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Poor Oral Health is Connected to Poor Overall Health: In recent years, medical professionals have begun to see a large correlation between oral health and overall health, including the mind and body. Infographic Provided by: Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition (WOHC) & Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The Oral Health of Wisconsin’s Older Adults: The Burden of oral disease among Wisconsin adults age 65 and older is significant. Many grew up without the protective benefits ofo water fluoridation or dental sealants, and now face new barriers to accessing dental care. Infographic Provided by: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
WI-DHA is an official supporter of Tap Into Healthy Teeth, as an official supporter we are committed to educating on the benefits of community water fluoridation and to notifying Tap Into Healthy Teeth and its network regarding local fluoridation concerns throughout the state.
TAP INTO HEALTHY TEETH – Help spread fluoridation facts in Wisconsin!
As a initiative of the Children’s Healthy Alliance of Wisconsin, Tap Into Healthy Teeth provides information about community water fluoridation (CWF). CWF is the most effective and affordable way to protect teeth from decay.
Tap Into Healthy Teeth was developed to raise public awareness on the safety and benefits of community water fluoridation among the general public, health professionals and water operators. This website will provide comprehensive, evidence-based information and resources on community water fluoridation in Wisconsin.
Many Hygienist’s in WI-DHA are actively promoting community water fluoridation in Wisconsin. Check out Tap Into Healthy Teeth for more resources about Community Water Fluoridation in Wisconsin.
ADHA’S Institute for Oral Health: Your Foundation, Your Future, Your Impact
The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) is the only Foundation by Dental Hygienists for Dental Hygienists.
The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) provides thousands of dollars each year, to advance the profession of Dental Hygiene through scholarship, research and service. These monies have been awarded to dental hygiene students for educational needs (Scholarships), to those expanding the field of dental hygiene (Research Grants) and to dental hygienists’ to provide oral health care and education to those in their communities (Community Service Grants).
Learn more about Supporting the Profession at this page on the WI-DHA website link.