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External link Oral Health: Preventing Cavities, Gum Disease, and Oral Cancers
The CDC has complied numerous resources, tools and reports to highlight the importance of oral health in a person’s everyday life and the state of oral health for Americans throughout the country.
External link Oral Health In America: Summary of the Surgeon General's Report
The major message of the report is that oral health means much more than healthy teeth, and is integral to the general health and well-being of all Americans. Oral health must be included in the provision of health care and design of community programs.
Racial and Ethnic Specific Oral Health Data
Fact sheet of baseline data re Healthy People 2010 related to racial and ethnic specific oral health
External linkpdf file NIDCR Plan to Eliminate Craniofacial, Oral, and Dental Health Disparities
A report from the NIDCR addressing inequalities in oral health status among U.S. population subgroups.
External link Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General - Summary
Oral health is integral to general health; this report provides important reminders that oral health means more than healthy teeth and that you cannot be healthy without oral health. Further, the report outlines existing safe and effective disease prevention measures that everyone can adopt to improve oral health and prevent disease.



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