Dental Therapy Resource GuideFederally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are a key component of the nation’s health safety net, providing essential primary and preventive care in underserved communities across the United States. Today, over 1,400 health center organizations provide care to 30 million patients at 14,000 delivery sites nationwide.
Schedule your Baby’s First Appointment by Age 1:The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends scheduling an appointment when the ﬁrst tooth appears or no later than baby’s ﬁrst birthday. Infographic Provided by: Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition (WOHC)
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
As an official supporter of Tap Into Health Teeth, WI-DHA is committed to educating on the benefits of community water fluoridation throughout the state.
TAP INTO HEALTHY TEETH – Help spread fluoridation facts in Wisconsin!
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.
Support the Profession
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 as scholarships to dental hygiene students, as Research Grants to those expanding the scope of dental hygiene and as Community Service Grants to dental hygienists’ providing oral health care and education for communities.
Learn more about Supporting the Profession at this page on the WI-DHA website link.