Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General

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Submitted by Oral Health Nur... on Jul 28, 2014 - 10:23am CDT

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The intent of this first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health is to alert Americans to the full meaning of oral health and its importance to general health and well-being. Great progress has been made in reducing the extent and severity of common oral diseases. Successful prevention measures adopted by communities, individuals, and oral health professionals have resulted in marked improvements in the nation’s oral and dental health.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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