Useful Websites - Educational Information
- Maine Oral Health Program, Division of Population Health, Maine CDC
The Program seeks to improve quality the oral health of Maine people.
- Maine Dental Access Coalition
A public-private partnership focused on improving access to oral health care.
- Maine Dental Hygienists' Association
To improve the public's total health, the mission of the Maine Dental Hygienist's Association is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.
- Watch Your Mouth
The Watch Your Mouth Coalition is working in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine to make children's oral health a priority.
- 2-1-1 Maine
2-1-1 Maine, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) whose mission is to connect anyone in Maine who wants to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community.
Oral Health: National and International
- Division of Oral Health, CDC
The Oral Health Initiative is a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- American Academy of Pediatrics Oral Health
The division works to enhance oral disease prevention in state and community settings by strengthening public health infrastructure to support oral disease prevention efforts, and fostering applied research.
- American Association of Public Health Dentistry
Provides a focus for meeting the challenge to improve oral health.
- American Dental Association
The professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement.
- American Dental Hygienists' Association
The largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists.
- Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors
The ASTDD provides leadership to advocate 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 disease.
- Children's Dental Health Project
- National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Helping states and communities address public oral health issues.
- National Oral Health Surveillance System
NOHSS is designed to monitor the burden of oral disease, use of the oral health care delivery system, and the status of community water fluoridation on both a national and state level.
- Oral Health America
Oral Health America's mission is to increase public awareness of oral health's importance to total health.