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The Indiana Oral Health Task Force has been transitioned into an Oral Health Coalition.


  • Currently the Oral Health program at the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is pursuing federal and state funding opportunities which will allow for improved oral health knowledge and behavior of Indiana residents, as well as much needed data collection on the oral health status of residents of Indiana.
  • The Oral Health program is working with the MCH MOMS Helpline in preparing an abstract for public health nurses about the aspects of the Helpline devoted to information about low-cost dental providers that is available to callers to the Helpline


The Indiana Oral Health Coalition (IOHC) meetings will be held at the Indiana State Dept. of Health, 5th floor conference room 5T, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • 2019:
    •  June 7 / September  13 / December 13 

****Officer Election Results****

The IOHC would like to express its appreciation to Dr. Karen Ellis for her service as Vice Chair over the last two years and would like to congratulate Dr. Alter and Dr. Seabury as they assume their responsibilities as Officers of the IOHC. They will assume these roles immediately following the March 2019 IOHC meeting. 

  • 2020:
    • March 13 / June 5 / September  11 / December 11