Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Supports research designed to improve the quality of health care, reduce its cost, and broaden access to essential services.
Bureau of Primary Health Care
Seeks to increase access to primary and preventive health care and to improve the health status of underserved and vulnerable populations who experience financial, geographic, or cultural barriers to care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health
Provides infrastructure-development tools; links to National Oral Health Surveillance System data by state, state synopses, and state documents, and, for participating states, state oral health plans and other information to help other states develop their plans.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Provides guidance to states administering Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Also provides information and services for beneficiaries and health professionals, including information on oral health benefits for children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Addresses the oral health work force, maternal and child oral health, and oral health for people with HIV/AIDS.
Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health
Strives to prevent disease through organized prevention programs and to limit existing disease through clinical programs.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Provides leadership, in partnership with key stakeholders, to improve the health, safety, and well-being of the maternal and child health population, which includes all of the nation's women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families, including fathers and children with special health care need.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Seeks to improve oral, dental, and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information.
Office of Head Start
Administers Early Head Start and Head Start, child-development programs that serve pregnant women, infants, and children (from birth to age 5) and their families with low incomes.
Office of Minority Health
Works to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Supports students and professionals seeking public health leadership and clinical service roles within federal government agencies, as well as those currently serving in these capacities.
United States Public Health Service, Oral Health Coordinating Committee
Directs and coordinates oral health policy, research, and programs within the U.S. Public Health Service, across federal agencies, and between the public and private sectors.