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Preventing Tooth Decay
Nearly all tooth decay can be prevented. CDHP helps identify cost-effective options for preventing decay, and stopping it from spreading.
Coverage, Financing & Access
Today, 43 million children have dental coverage through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. Millions more could gain private coverage through health reform.
Effective Tools for States
State oral health programs have great leaders, great responsibilities, and often too few resources. Our tools are meant to help.