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Join us in Orlando, FL for the 2025 NOHC from April 7-9, 2025, with weekend workshops April 5-6, 2025

Call for Abstracts for Seminars

Abstract submissions for the 2025 National Oral Health Conference are open for submissions as follows:

  • Open July 9, 20024 – September 6, 2024: 60 & 90 Min. Seminars, Weekend Workshops and Round Tables
  • Open August 1, 2024 – November 4, 2024: AAPHD Leverett Graduate Student Merit Awards
  • Open August 1, 2024 – December 12, 2024: General Posters, Oral Presentations, Predoctoral Dental Students and Dental Hygiene Student Awards

If you have submitted an abstract for a previous NOHC conference, you will need to begin as a new user to submit your abstract as the user log in information will not save year to year. Once you have logged in as a new user, you will be able to log in as an existing user to make any changes or complete the submission

NOHC 2025 – Abstract Submission Portal

Conference Location:

All meetings and events for NOHC 2025 will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando. 

Registration for the 2025 NOHC will open mid-December 2024.
About NOHC:
The National Oral Health Conference (NOHC) is "the premier meeting" for those interested in continuing education and networking opportunities within the discipline of Dental Public Health. This will be the 24th joint meeting of the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD).
This conference is designed for dentists, dental hygienists, health researchers, dental/health educators, legislators, public health officials, Medicaid/CHIP dental program staff or consultants, state/territorial dental directors, county/city/local dental directors, community health center personnel, students, school-based and school-linked health center personnel, federally-employed dental personnel, as well as, dental manufacturers/distributors and dental insurance companies – in short, anyone interested in engaging in collaboration to improve the oral health of the public.

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