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Making Connections that Improve America's Oral Health

Making Connections that Improve America's Oral Health

Ten years ago, Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher called attention to the silent epidemic of dental and oral diseases causing needless pain and suffering, economic and social harm, and diminished quality of life for our more vulnerable neighbors. That report helped refine the focus of our newly formed Foundation. The U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action (2003) has guided our work in improving oral health.