Online Program

Updates on Select HP 2020 Oral Health Objectives

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 : 12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Gina Thornton-Evans, DDS, MPH, Division of Oral Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This presentation will focus on current estimates for select HP 2020 objectives.  A primary focus of this session will be to highlight current periodontitis estimates and efforts to enhance surveillance at the national, state, and local level.

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the current status of at least two HP 2020 Oral Health objectives related to periodontitis Describe at least one enhancement in periodontitis surveillance

Keyword(s): Oral Health, Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a longtime member of the APHA Oral Health Section and a public health dentist who works on the oral health objectives for Healthy People 2020 as part of the Surveillance, Investigations, and Research Team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.