oral health

Give a Child a Reason to Smile

Oral Health Fair at New Dental Clinic

WHAT: Dental-focused health fair with community resources, oral-health education, dental-themed games, free lunch for children, snacks for all ages, give-aways and tours of the Wallace Dental Clinic.

OHA Considers Pilot Program for Dental Therapists

The project would train and employ Native Americans to perform basic oral health in their own Coos Bay-area communities and use innovative practices to deliver dental care to populations with the highest disease rates.

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is asking the Oregon Health Authority to approve a pilot project allowing dental therapists to treat members of two Coos Bay tribes -- the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians Dental Clinic and the Coquille Indian Tribe's

Hayden Wins Support for Mobile Dental Clinics After Moment of Confusion

House Bill 3139 requires cities to allow nonprofits to set up temporary mobile clinics on private property, like one Rep. Hayden uses to give free dental care. His failed attempts to get approval for these clinics led him to the Legislature, but a fumble nearly killed the bill.

It’s the issue that spurred Republican Rep. Cedric R. Hayden to follow his father, former Rep. Cedric L. Hayden, into politics, just as he had followed him into dentistry.

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