October CE Wrap UP!

Thank you Dr Wolfe for a wonderful lecture dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation. We also want to thank Crest-Oral B for sponsoring our speaker and virtual platform. If you missed this event, Dr Wolfe will be moderating a panel on this topic, see below.

Crest-Oral B also had some exciting news! The new Oral-B iO Electric Toothbrush is now available. Watch video HERE and click HERE for professional ordering Information.

A Toast to Community Water Fluoridation – Celebrating 75 Years!

Sunday October 25th 6:00 PM- 6:50 PM (CST) – 1 Hour Dental CEU

The Oral Health Section is happy to announce registration is now open for the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation Celebration. The first 300 registrants will receive a commemorative glass.  Please send us a fun picture making a toast to community water fluoridation with your water glass (instructions will be included with your shipment).  We will include all the photos at the end of our celebration. We would love to “see” you! Registration information available here:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rI2UUJ16ShKdAXW6Pp7lIg

The American Public Health Association (APHA) champions the health of all people and all communities. For the last 75 years, community water fluoridation has been a significant public health success that continues to benefit all segments of our communities. APHA is a proud supporter and advocate of community water fluoridation as an effective, cost-saving, and safe means of preventing dental decay. There have been many successes and achievements in the community water fluoridation movement over the last 75 years. This celebration will serve as an opportunity to highlight the inspiring perseverance of our public health partners across the country. We will continue to rally our communities across the nation to prioritize health equity and prevention efforts, such as community water fluoridation, for another 75 years and beyond.

Moderator: 

Dr. Josefine Ortiz Wolfe, Chair, APHA Oral Health Section

Featured Speakers:

  • Rear Admiral Assistant Surgeon General Timothy Ricks; Chief Dental Officer USPHS
  • Dr. Georges C. Benjamin; Executive Director APHA

Panelist: 

  • Dr. Myron Allukian Jr.; Past President APHA
  • Dr. Nicole Johnson; Associate Director, Division of Oral Health, CDC
  • Dr. Jayanth Kumar; California State Dental Director
  • Ms. Tooka Zokaie; Manager of Fluoridation and Preventive Health Activities, ADA

This event is a partnership between the American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section and the American Dental Association. We are grateful to the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement for their sponsorship of this event!

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