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Oral Health Mission

Protecting the health and wellness of every Iowan through the prevention and early detection of dental disease and through the promotion of optimal oral health.



What We Do

The Oral Health Center promotes and advances health behaviors to reduce the risk of oral diseases and improve the oral health status of all Iowans.

Programs are in place targeting pregnant women, children, and youth for the prevention, early identification, referral, and treatment of oral disease. These programs have been implemented in schools, maternal and child health agencies, public dental health clinics, and other community-based settings.