In The News . . .
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
The Office of Oral Health is pleased to share with you materials to help assist you with your
community events for Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Click here for these resources.
As a result of the recent activities in Oklahoma, the American Dental Association compiled resources
that may be helpful to you. Click here for this information.
Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement
This consensus statement provides guidance on oral health care for pregnant women for both prenatal care health professionals and oral health professionals, pharmacological considerations for pregnant women, and guidance for health professionals to share with pregnant women. Consensus Statement
The State of Children's Dental Health
The State of Children's Dental Health: Making Coverage Matter graded states' ability to serve insured and soon-to-be insured children. Maryland is a national leader - the only state to meet seven of eight policy benchmarks for addressing children's dental health needs.
To view Maryland's Dental report card, click here.
To view the entire report, click here.
To view the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Press Release, click here.
Maryland's Mouths Matter:Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening Program for Kids
The Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening training for EPSDT Medical Providers in Maryland is available online. Please click here to access the course. Thank you for participating in this much needed program.