Emergency Department Partners with Community Volunteer Dental Program

Muskegon County ED refers people to a volunteer dental program that offers basic services in exchange for volunteer work in the community The Issue In 2009, there were over 13,000 Muskegon County, Michigan, low-income residents who were uninsured or underinsured. These residents have unmet healthcare needs including the inability to pay for dental treatment. These…

Statement from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association on Water Fluoridation

In response to the anti-fluoride content that was presented on the Dr. Oz show on February 1, 2016, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association is among the more than 125 organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Association of Public Health Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Academy of Pediatrics, that recognize the public…

Statement from the American Dental Association on Water Fluoridation

The public health policies we benefit from today are built upon a strong base of scientific evidence. The overwhelming weight of the evidence indicates that water fluoridation at the levels practiced in the United States is safe and effective at helping prevent tooth decay. The American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American…