Oral Health

AAHD is thrilled and honored to announce that Dr. Allen Wong, DDS, EdD, DABSCD has agreed to become the Oral Health Consultant to AAHD, and will advise AAHD staff on oral health for people with disabilities. Dr. Wong is Professor and Director of the AEGD Program at University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry as well as the Director  of the Hospital Dentistry Program. In addition, Dr. Wong is associated with Sutter Health/CPMC Division of Transplant & Advanced Organ Therapies as the Medical Director of Oral Health. Previously, Dr. Wong was a Global Clinical Advisor of Special Olympics Special Smiles Program and Immediate Past President of AADMD.

Major advancement in oral healthcare for those with disabilities

Conference for leaders in dentistry from around the world presents innovative treatment methods and research findings developed at Shalva, one of Israel’s leading centers for the care and inclusion of people with disabilities.  More information available here: www.israelnationalnews.com/news/361811



AAHD will be creating a repository of information on oral health and people with disabilities. Please submit any information to be considered for listing on this page to Roberta Carlin at rcarlin@aahd.us