2020 Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of the Surgeon General, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the U.S. Public Health Service’s Oral Health Coordinating Committee have commissioned a new Surgeon General's Report on oral health.

The NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is the lead federal organization working with the Surgeon General to produce the report.

The purpose of this report will be to document progress in oral health since publication in 2000 of the first Surgeon General’s Report on oral health (view the previous report).  The new report will also describe key issues that currently affect oral health, identify challenges and opportunities that have emerged since publication of the first report, articulate a vision for the future, and call upon all Americans to take action.

For more information, see the Federal Register Notice (July 27, 2018).

 

 

Project Team

Co-Directors

Bruce Dye

CAPT Bruce Dye, DDS, MPH
Scientific Editor and Project Co-Director

Judith Albino

Judith Albino, PhD
Scientific Editor and Project Co-Director

Section Editors


Past Events

Select from the links below to view event descriptions and meeting-specific presentations.
 

American Academy of Periodontology 105th Annual Meeting
Session: "Update on Oral Health in America – A Forthcoming Report from the Surgeon General” 
November 2-5, 2019


APHA Annual Meeting
Session: "Update on Oral Health in America – A Forthcoming Report from the Surgeon General” 
November 2-6, 2019


2019 National Association of Dental Plans Conference - September 16-19, 2019
Session: "Update on Oral Health in America – A Forthcoming Report from the Surgeon General” 


ADA FDI World Dental Congress - September 4-8, 2019


IADR/AADR/CADR General Session - June 19-22, 2019


The Santa Fe Group - May 9, 2019


National Oral Health Conference - April 17, 2019


NIDCR Webinar on 2020 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health - January 10, 2019


Surgeon General's Listening Session on Oral Health - November 26-27, 2018

Questions?

Contact the Surgeon General’s Report team at: NIDCR-SGROH@nidcr.nih.gov

Last Reviewed
November 2019