About the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
MCHB is a bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. MCHB's objective for oral health is to promote comprehensive, community-based oral health care services that combine public and private delivery systems, maximize the effectiveness of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program oral health programs, and encourage the application of science to practice in reducing disease burden.
Oral health activities are supported by maternal and child health formula
grants as well as by Special Projects of
Regional and National Significance
grants that support a broad range
of innovative strategies.
Several different project
categories have been funded.
Oral Health Goals
Funding Opportunities and Project Information