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Don't Be Afraid to Say

'Open Your Mouth'

New Video Series Emphasizes Small Steps to Make a Big Impact

Designed with clinicians in mind, these clips share the experiences of PAs and interprofessional partners and provide easy-to-implement next steps. This series encourages PAs to learn about oral health, connect oral health and overall health, collaborate with the care team, and educate patients for better self-care.


Joining the Fight for Oral Health: Promoting Health Equity Trailer on left


Joining the Fight for Oral Health: Promoting Health Equity (full length 09.15)


This video calls on PAs (and all healthcare providers) to get engaged through volunteerism and outreach to improve health and focuses on oral health as the exemplar.


Join the Fight for Oral Health: Patient Education and Medication Management (8.20)


Produced in partnership with the American Pharmacists Association Foundation, this video features PAs, dentists, pharmacists, physicians, and patients discussing the relationship of medication management to oral health care.


Joining the Fight for Oral Health:  Answering the Call


Joining the Fight for Oral Health: Answering the Call (full length 21:22)


The video introduces the topic of oral health and builds a case for the criticality of its inclusion in primary care practice. The video features interviews with dentists, physicians, PAs, an NP and patients and addresses oral health issues through the lifespan (e.g., childhood, adults, pregnancy and the senior years).


It's also featured by Smiles for Life.

The oral health videos have been supported by the National Interprofessional Initiative in Oral Health (NIIOH) and its funders the DentaQuest Foundation and Arcora Foundation.


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