In 2017, OHA will continue to build the network and infrastructure necessary to move toward the eventual inclusion of an oral health benefit in Medicare.
Oral Health America (OHA) has published a new report examining factors impacting the oral health of older Americans. A State of Decay, Vol. III is a state-by-state report of the oral health of its 65+ population and the success or failure of states to address those needs.
Oral Health America, the non-profit organization that owns www.toothwisdom.org, commends the recent passage of S.192, the Older Americans Act Reauthorization (OAA) by the House of Representatives. The OAA provides older … Read More →
Test your dental health knowledge with this 10 question quiz created by Oral Health America, the non-profit organization behind www.toothwisdom.org! Are you a Brushing Brainiac, Savvy Smiler, Smile Scholar, or … Read More →
Oral Health America (OHA), the non-profit organization behind www.toothwisdom.org, recently submitted a written testimony to the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies … Read More →
A recent study surveyed 400 older adults throughout Illinois to assess the need for oral healthcare. From the study, more than 80% of the older adults did not have dental … Read More →
Last October, Oral Health America launched www.toothwisdom.org, a first-of-its-kind website dedicated to older adults and oral health. The site connects older adults to local dental care options and educational information about the … Read More →
The inaugural launch of Tooth Wisdom®: Get Smart About Your Mouth kicked off on July 25th, 2017 with the help of hygienist Myrna Carril in Batavia, IL with 14 seniors … Read More →
On October 8, 2013 Oral Health America (OHA) released A State of Decay, Vol. II. This report is a state-by-state analysis of the oral health of older adults. OHA used five variables … Read More →
November is National Family Caregiver’s Month, and Oral Health America‘s 2011 Public Opinion Survey reveals that oral health is a top concern among individuals who provide care for a senior. The … Read More →