About the Meeting
Call For Abstracts-Available mid 2013
Frequently Asked Questions
Comments from the 2012 NPOHC Conference
Presentations from Past Conferences
2013 National Primary Oral Health Conference
"Serving Our Mission in Challenging Times"
November 10 – 13, 2013
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Denver, CO
Registration for the 2013 National Primary Oral Health Conference (NPOHC) is now open. Please join us in Denver, Colorado, November 10 - 13, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The National Primary Oral Health Conference is the largest gathering of Health Center oral health program staff in the country and the primary venue for Health Center Dental Directors and their support teams to share quality improvement best practices, obtain clinical and administrative continuing education, and attend sessions on emerging oral health issues. Click here to register for the conference today!
This year's conference will feature HRSA updates and a Sunday, November 10th pre-session on "Fundamentals of Leading a Health Center Oral Health Program". An intensive 8 hour pediatric course will also be offered on Sunday, November 10th from 8am - 5pm. Dr. Kane will be presenting his course titled "PRACTICAL PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: WHERE THE RUBBER DAM MEETS THE ROAD". A certificate of completion will be awarded by Lutheran Medical Center, Department of Dental Medicine upon completion of this 8 hour course. $175 additional registration fee required. (Continental Breakfast, AM/PM Break and Lunch included in fee).
Dr. Kathleen O'Loughlin, Executive Director, American Dental Association (ADA)
Dr. Charles Norman III, President-Elect, American Dental Association (ADA)
Dr. Marcia Brand, Deputy Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Congratulations to the 2012 NNOHA Outstanding Contribution Award Winners:
Outstanding Leadership Award
Anna D'Emilio, DDS, Lutheran Medical Center
Outstanding Clinician Award
Mark Koday, DDS, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Oral Health Champion Award
Mary Ann Andrew, RDH, Health Care Center for the Homeless
NNOHA Presidential Award
Donald L. Weaver, MD, National Association of Community Health Centers
Photos and Memories:
Click here to see the 2011 NPOHC photos (shown as a slide show at the 2012 Conference).
Click here to see the 2010 NPOHC photos (shown as a slide show at the 2011 Conference).
Platinum and Gold sponsors for making the 2012 National Primary Oral Health Conference possible!