Oral Health Program

"Oral health is essential to general health and well-being at every stage of life."

A National Call to Action to Promote Oral Health - Office of the U.S. Surgeon General


Our Vision
Good oral health for all North Dakotans.

Our Mission
Improve the oral health of North Dakotans through prevention and education.

Our Goal
To prevent and reduce oral diseases by:

  • Promoting the use of innovative and cost-effective approaches to oral health promotion and disease prevention.

  • Fostering community and statewide partnerships to promote oral health and improve access to dental care.

  • Increasing awareness of the importance of preventive oral health care.

  • Identifying and reducing oral health disparities among specific population groups.

  • Facilitating the transfer of new research into practice.




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