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Oral Health in Massachusetts: Program Landscape

Dear BOHMAC Members and Friends, The Better Oral Health for Massachusetts Coalition is conducting a survey of the organizations which have an oral health focus in Massachusetts. Your organization has been identified as one that recognizes the importance of oral health. The goal of this survey is to gain a better understanding of oral health… Read more »

BOHMAC Internship: Communications and Social Media Intern

Communications and Social Media Intern The Better Oral Health for Massachusetts Coalition (BOHMAC) is a statewide organization which advocates for oral health policies to ensure that Massachusetts’ residents, especially those most vulnerable, have benefit of comprehensive oral health prevention and treatment services.  BOHMAC is committed to working with policy-makers, advocates, community partners and health providers… Read more »

Dr. Myron Allukian Jr. on Community Water Fluoridation

  Winning New Fluoridation Battles  Myron Allukian Jr. DDS MPH June 28, 2013 Every newborn in our State should have the best oral health possible. Unfortunately that is not true for over 2 ½ million Massachusetts residents who live in non-fluoridated communities. For the 4 million residents living in 140 fluoridated communities in Massachusetts, fluoridation is… Read more »

Free Dental Screening Clinics for Elders!

The Elder Dental Program holds at least 2 free screening clinics per year. Clinics are free and open to anyone age 60 and over. At the free screening clinics, dentists examine patients for problems with their teeth, gums, and dentures. Participants will be screened for oral cancer and are able meet with dental hygienists and dental… Read more »

BOHMAC Call to Action

An Important Message from OHAT! Hello, Oral Health Advocates!   Tuesday’s hearing on An Act to Restore MassHealth Adult Dental Benefits was a success! Despite the 23 other bills being heard, our advocates filled more than a third of the hearing room wearing red, donning stickers, and testifying on three excellent panels calling for the… Read more »

City-run dental center serves children in Gloucester

Wicked Local Gloucester, Feb 22, 2013 Gloucester — The City of Gloucester Children’s Dental Center aims to increase access to dental care for children and to improve the oral health of children by providing dental services and education. And now it’s aiming to raise more awareness about itself. The center – located in the Curtis… Read more »

APHA Oral Health Section 2013 Call for Abstracts

The APHA Oral Health Section invites the submission of abstracts for individual paper presentations and poster sessions for the 2013 Annual Meeting. The 141st Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held from November 2-6, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme of this meeting is Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World.  Abstracts related to the… Read more »