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The Importance of Oral Health

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Better oral health for the people of Indiana

To promote, protect, and improve oral health and to help ensure a safe environment for oral health care


MEASUREMENT: Measuring oral diseases
PREVENTION: Preventing oral disease
TEAMWORK: Using teamwork to improve oral health
POLICIES: Developing policies to improve oral health

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Last modified 12/01/2021