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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Native American Oral Health Care Project is to collaborate with American Indian tribes, Native communities and health care stakeholders to improve the oral health of Native Americans.

Commitments

The Native American Oral Health Care Project acknowledges and supports the sovereignty and rights of self-determination of all Native American nations. We are committed to advancing the equality of care and access.

 

About The Native American Oral Health Care Project

By working together with tribes, Native communities and health care stakeholders, the Native American Oral Health Care Project seeks to collectively develop systemic solutions to chronic dental care challenges. This includes: exploring opportunities to increase access to care; expanding education about the importance of dental health and how to maintain it; focusing on the relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease; leveraging expertise and resources; and identifying opportunities to jointly advocate for issues of common interest.

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