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Ask the Expert: Oral Health: Why It’s Important and What Healthy Start Communities Can Do To Improve It

April 7, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar for Healthy Start communities will provide information and materials about improving the oral health of women, before, during, and after pregnancy and giving infants up to age two a healthy start.


At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify at least 2 current and emerging oral health issues relevant to Healthy Start communities.
  • Describe the role of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) in responding to the needs of Healthy Start communities in addressing oral health issues.
  • Discuss at least 2 methods that OHRC uses to support health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for Healthy Start communities.
  • Identify at least 2 federal, state, and local agencies; national and state organizations and associations; and foundations with whom Healthy Start communities can collaborate to gather, develop, and share high-quality and valued information and materials.

Webinar Materials:

Oral Health

Improve Women's Health

Well Woman Visits


Ask the Expert

The Healthy Start EPIC Center is operated by the National Institute for Children's Health Quality. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 1 UF5MC327500100 titled Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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