To unite dentists who support evidence-based practices in the U.S. as a means to advance the goal of comprehensive health equity with a specific interest in oral health equity for all. Examples of such practices include community water fluoridation, the use of dental sealants, the inclusion of fully funded comprehensive oral health benefits in public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid and the utilization of cost effective workforce models such as dental therapists.
Who We Are
The coalition was founded by and is comprised of prominent dentists from across the country with extensive backgrounds in private practice, public health, dental education, administration and research.
The American health care system provides equitable opportunity for all persons to attain optimal health, including medical, oral, mental and behavioral, vision and hearing.