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American Dental Association Comments on Healthy People 2030 Objectives

Healthy People document

Healthy People documentThe American Dental Association (ADA) has suggested six additional oral health objectives to the committee overseeing development of the federal Healthy People 2030 initiative. In a letter sent to the U.S. Health and Human Service’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the ADA recommended adding objectives designed to:

The ADA also suggests retaining four Healthy People 2020 objectives, which include:

Input regarding the 2030 initiative is designed to increase awareness of the importance of oral health to systemic health, and the value of collaborative care among dental and medical providers.

From Decisions in Dentistry. March 2019;5(3):8.