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 Save these dates for the 2021 NOHC!

The 2021 National Oral Health Conference(r) will mark the 22nd joint meeting of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) and will be going virtual.  Details to come in early 2021.

Seminar sessions will be held on Fridays, April 16, 23, and 30.
Roundtable sessions will be held on Saturday, April 17.
Poster sessions will be held on Saturday, April 24.

At this time, we are accepting submissions for all these session types. 

  • Seminar Proposals - Closed
  • Roundtable Abstracts - Closed
  • General Poster Abstracts - Closed 
  • AAPHD Student Merit Awards - Closed 


Positions Available

The Manager, Elder Care and Dentist Health & Wellness develops, implements, manages, coordinates and evaluates Association programs focused on access to oral health care for aging and special needs populations. For more information click here.

Faculty Position in Dental Public Health - Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants with DDS/DMD, or equivalent, and a PhD level education in epidemiology, public health, or behavioral sciences. For more information click here.

Team-oriented and customer-service focused Colorado licensed dentist needed to provide dental services to low-income individuals in a busy public health dental clinic.  For more information click here

COVID-19 Resources

As we all work to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the health care system, AAPHD has put together a list of resources.  This list will be updated as new information is provided.  We will be sharing announcements of any webinars and recordings via Communiquik as well as through AAPHD’s FacebookTwitter ,LinkedIn and Instagram pages.