Dental Services and Health Outcomes in the New York State Medicaid Program

Data from the New York State Medicaid Program is used to examine the association between preventive dental care and overall health outcomes in a recent article from the Journal of Dental Research.

June is Oral Health Month!

June is Oral Health Month, giving health professionals the opportunity to recognize the importance of oral health in promoting overall positive health outcomes. Year-round, OHNEP enhances the nursing profession’s interprofessional role in oral health and its links to overall health in both academic and clinical settings.  

Updated OHNEP COVID-19 Oral Health Resource Kit

The OHNEP team developed the COVID-19: Oral Health Resource Kit for nursing and health professions educators to incorporate valuable interprofessional teaching resources in classroom and clinical simulation settings to demonstrate the connections between oral health and COVID-19.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity for all health care providers to heighten their awareness about the importance of oral cancer prevention. In the U.S., mouth cancers are diagnosed in over 100 people each day, and someone dies from oral cancer every hour of every day.

New Report: "Innovations in Oral Health and Primary Care Integration"

The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) has released their report "Innovations in Oral Health and Primary Care Integration". This report presents innovative ways to integrate oral health and primary care and further health equity in the U.S.

Santa Fe Group Webinar: Oral-Systemic Collaborations Advance Health Care Outcomes

This year, the Santa Fe Group is hosting a Continuum developed to advance oral health care and its connections to overall health care and well-being.

New Blog! "The Race to Health Equity"

February is Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the impact and achievements of African American changemakers and leaders.