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An important part of overall health is oral health—having a healthy mouth, including teeth, gums, and tongue. Achieving good oral health can be thought of like going through a series of doors.
Oral health involves a team of professionals that work across the community.
To overcome persistent disparities in oral health access and status, it is vital we adopt a paradigm shift from addressing symptoms to also addressing root causes. This article delineates why an equity lens and a collaborative systems change approach are essential elements.
Our partners at Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!) had the opportunity to visit a Missions of Mercy (MOM) dental clinic. Learn more from their experience and perspectives on oral health equity.