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Center for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement

Quality Indicators

The COHSII Quality Indicator Advisory Team (QIAT) has identified a set of maternal and child health (MCH) quality indicators to monitor oral health services delivered in public health programs and systems of care at the national, state, and local levels. The following state oral health programs are piloting implementation of the indicators: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Rhode Island.

QIAT Members and Other Contributors


  • James J. Crall, D.D.S., M.S., Sc.D., QIAT chair
  • Krishna Aravamudhan, B.D.S., M.S., American Dental Association and Dental Quality Alliance
  • Lauren Barone, M.P.H., American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Maria Teresa Canto, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H., Maternal and Child Health Bureau
  • William Kohn, D.D.S., Delta Dental Plans Association
  • Raymond Lala, D.D.S., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Colleen Lampron, M.P.H., National Network for Oral Health Access
  • Hyewon Lee, D.M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Jesse Lichstein, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Maternal and Child Health Bureau
  • Kathy Phipps, Dr.P.H., Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Other Contributors

Dental Quality Alliance

Health Resource and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Key Analytics and Consulting

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center