2021 Missouri Oral Health Policy Conference –

Driving Innovation -  Meeting Challenges

CEUs by MPCA included with registration

A virtual conference with networking and learning to achieve the MCOH vision of oral health for all!

Thank you to our Sponsors

Thank you to our Exhibitors

Conference Video

Original music composed & performed by G. Harbison

Thursday, March 4, 2021

9:00am - Welcome & Introduction

9:15 am - 10:15am - Medicaid Expansion and Health Equity Presented by Ryan Barker  

Exhibitor Focus – Home State Health, Dr. Jennifer Wessels, Medical Director Exhibitor Presentation
Exhibitor Focus – 
Missouri Department of Mental Health: Division of Developmental Disabilities and Division of Behavior Health Exhibitor Presentation

10:55am - 11:45 am - The Missouri Office of Dental Health Update Presented by Julie Boeckman 

Sponsor Focus – Delta Dental of Missouri Exhibitor Presentation

1:00pm - 1:30pm - COVID-19 Vaccines: The Only Way Out? Presented by Dr. Steve Scholand  

Exhibitor Focus – Midwest Special Needs Trust Exhibitor Presentation

1:40 pm - 3:00pm - Rural Children in Crisis Presented by Dr. Carol Berger & Ashley Herrman  

Exhibitor Focus – Missouri Telehealth Network and Exhibitor Focus – Healthy Blue Exhibitor Presentation

3:00pm - Oral Health Champion Awards

Dr. Dane Recognition

 Friday, March 5, 2021

8:30am - 10:00am - Prevention in Action: Dental Sealants Presented by Candace Owen, RDH, Dr. Irene Hilton (NNOHA)  

Exhibitor Focus – Teledentistry.com, Vilas Sastry, CEO   Exhibitor Presentation

10:30am - 12:30pm - Panel: Creating Access - Teledentistry in Missouri Presented by Caroline McLeod, Dr. Geoff Peterson, Dr. Emily Oehler, Dr. Madeline Sloan, Dr. Nathan Suter, & Dr. Nicholas Hein  

Exhibitor Focus – Access Teledentistry

1:30pm - 2:30pm - Oral Disease Prevention through Evidence-Based Interventions Presented by Tooka Zokaie  

Exhibitor Focus – DHSS MO Public Health Information Management System Exhibitor Presentation

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Oral Health Advocacy Skill Development Presented by Gary Harbison & Ashley Herrman  

Thank you to our Conference Committe for organizing a great conference!

Nathan Suter (Committee Chair)

Julie Boeckman

Karen Dent

Dr. Mike McCunniff

Dr. John Dane

Gary Harbison

Ashley Herrman

Melissa Kleffner-Wansing

Jessica Emmerich