The Routine Dental Exam: The First Line of Defense Against Oral Disease

Regular comprehensive dental exams provide patients the best chance at improving their health and quality of life while allowing practitioners to deliver a higher standard of care. This OnTarget article discusses oral health screening guidance for clinicians before and during the exam, the importance of oral cancer screening, and recommended products for dental exam and prophylaxis.

Educating Patients on the Importance of Oral Health and Routine Dental Care

Making sure patients are well informed of the importance of oral health before they even book their hygiene appointment can help curb anxiety or other barriers that may be preventing them from coming into the dental office. And with staff training on how to communicate key oral health messages with patients, the oral hygiene appointment can be the perfect way to build relationships and trust with patients.

OHA Spreads Message of the Importance of Oral Health with Fall for Smiles Campaign

According to a recent Oral Health America (OHA) survey, low-income Americans and those with children are more likely to delay and skip dental visits. That’s why OHA’s Fall for Smiles campaign is so important this year. Every September and October, the campaign teaches Americans about […]

Successful first year for Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign

In just its first year the Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign is making serious headway in improving children’s oral health habits: More parents are reporting that their children are brushing regularly, according to a survey commissioned by the Ad Council. The campaign targeting parents and caregivers […]

Help OHA Fall for Smiles and Educate Older Adults About Importance of a Healthy Smile

Oral Health America’s annual Fall for Smiles® campaign is just around the corner, which focuses on educating all Americans about the importance of oral health and how to keep a healthy smile through daily brushing and flossing, regular visits to the dentist, eating a healthy diet, […]