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World Oral Health Day is March 20

Learn about World Oral Health Day and find resources from OHRC and others to help improve children's oral health.

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New Title V NPM 13 Oral Health Resource

Title V National Performance Measure 13 (Oral Health): Fiscal Year 2021 Snapshot highlights states’ experiences with implementing strategies to address NPM 13. It also presents challenges, lessons learned, and accomplishments in promoting preventive dental visits for pregnant women and children and adolescents, ages 1 through 17.

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New Update on Activities

Promoting Oral Health During Pregnancy: Update on Activities—February 2023 presents federal policies and programs focused on ensuring that oral health care is available to women during pregnancy and the postpartum period and summaries of national and state resources and journal articles. Past issues are online.

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New Edition of Open Wide Curriculum

Open Wide: Oral Health Training for Health Professionals and Early Childhood Professionals—Second Edition is a series of four modules designed to help professionals working in programs (e.g., Head Start, home visiting, WIC) promote oral health.

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