National Oral Health – Other Sources

2MIN2X aims to motivate parents/guardians to act to reduce their children’s risk of oral disease by making sure their kids are brushing their teeth for two minutes, twice a day.


 The American Dental Association provides extensive information on and involved in oral health advocacy, research and education.


The Academy of General Dentistry provides general dentists, students, and dental team members with the education, advocacy, and information they need to advance themselves in the dental profession.


The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advocates policies, guidelines and programs that promote optimal oral health and oral health care for children.


The American Association for Dental Research advances research and increases knowledge for the improvement of oral health, supports and represents the oral health research community, and facilitates the communication and application of research findings.


The American Association of Women Dentists is a resource for advancing, connecting and enriching the lives of women dentists.


The American Dental Assistants Association advances the careers of dental assistants and promotes the dental assisting profession.


The American Dental Education Association leads institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public.


The American Network of Oral Health Coalition creates a reliable place for state oral health coalitions to share information, ask questions, and leverage time and resources.


The American Public Health Association promotes oral health by partnering with other human service providers, integrates oral health with overall health, guides environmental and health care delivery issues and disseminates research findings.


America’s Tooth Fairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation improves the lives of millions of children through quality compassionate treatment, preventive and educational services.


The Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors provides leadership to promote a governmental oral health presence in each state and territory, to formulate and promote sound oral health policy, to increase awareness of oral health issues, and to assist in the development of initiatives for prevention and control of oral diseases.


The Campaign for Dental Health is a network of local children’s and oral health advocates, health professionals and scientists who are working together to preserve our nation’s gains in oral health.


The Center for Disease Control and Prevention Works to improve the oral health of the nation and reduce inequalities in oral health.


The Center for Oral Health collaborates with national, state, and local partners to develop innovative community-based strategies to improve oral health outcomes which contributes to better overall health and wellness.


The Children’s Dental Health Project improves oral health for children and families by identifying and advancing solutions that are innovative and cost-effective.


Dentaquest improves oral health through innovation, advocacy, and leadership.


The Dental Lifeline Network improves the oral health of people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and have no other way to get help.


The Dental Trade Alliance broadens oral health care awareness and access for those in need.


The Hispanic Dental Association is a leading voice for Hispanic oral health that provides service, education, advocacy, and leadership for elimination of oral health disparities in the Hispanic community.


KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation that provides high-quality data and trend analysis to enrich local, state and national discussions to secure better futures for all children and raises the visibility of children’s issues through a nonpartisan, evidence-based lens.


Mouth Healthy is a comprehensive resource for individuals in all stages of life, brought to you by the American Dental Association. The ADA provides charitable assistance for the dental community, and works to improve oral health by supporting access to care, research, and education programs.

The National Dental Association promotes oral health equity among people of color by harnessing the collective power of its members, advocating for the needs of and mentoring dental students of color, and raising the profile of the profession in our communities.

The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network improves oral health by conducting dental practice-based research and by serving dental professionals and their patients through education and collegiality.

The National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health is a consortium of funders and health professionals whose vision is that dental disease can be eradicated.


The National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center responds to the needs of states and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues.


The National Network for Oral Health Access works to support providers by developing resources and innovative initiatives.


Oral Health America changes lives by connecting communities with resources to increase access to care, education, and advocacy for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable.

Oral Health 2020 strengthens and unifies the oral network, builds upon current initiative strategies, and expands impact.


The Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice helps nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, nurses, and other health professionals incorporate oral health into patient care.


The Partnership For Healthy Mouths Health Lives is a coalition of leading organizations in the field of oral health committed to improve children’s oral health so that they can develop into healthy productive adults.


Smiles for Live is an on-line educational resource to ensure the integration of oral health and primary care.


Tooth Wisdom connects older adults to affordable dental care and resources.


U.S. National Oral Health Alliance provides the platform for a diverse network of stakeholders to forge common ground to harness opportunities and create viable solutions for improved oral health through prevention and treatment for vulnerable populations across our country.