2019 Missouri Oral Health Policy Conference -

Accelerating Community Health!

Join the mission to improve the oral health of all Missourians through sound public policy and public awareness!

February 28 & March 1, 2019

Capitol Plaza Hotel, 415 West McCarty Street, Jefferson City, Missouri

Register Online

Featuring 7 sessions and 2 pre-conference workshops, including -

Conference Sessions on February 28:

  • Noon - Lunch, Welcome and Keynote – Dr. Peter Damiano on Health Care Reform & Access to Dental Care 
  • 1:45 PM - Dr. Craig Hollander, Dr. Ashley Popejoy & Dr. Nicole White on Increasing Access to Care through Innovation & the use of Silver Diamine Fluoride
  • 3:30 PM - Dr. Nathan Suter & Dr. Scott Howell on Teledentistry Use to Improve Care & Health System Efficiency
  • 5:00 PM - Awards and Reception

Conference Sessions on March 1:

  • 7:00 AM - Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - Ben Harvey on the Oral Health Show-Me ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)
  • 8:30 AM - Megan Foreman & Stephanie Sharp on Local Fluoridation Advocacy in Missouri & Kansas
  • 9:45 AM - Angel Romero on Community Leadership
  • 11:00 AM - State Dental Director, Dr. John Dane, on new funding and new opportunities to improve Missouri population health

Thanks to the Missouri Primary Care Association for providing CEUs – Special thanks to Karen Dent for her support

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Oral Health Legislative Awareness Event – Feb. 28 – 8 AM – Capitol Building – 3rd floor alcove (optional)

Special Pre-Conference Workshops – Feb. 28 (optional)

8:00 AM - Teledentistry for Providers – Nathan Suter, DDS & Tiffany Grant, RDH (Lincoln Room)

9:30 AM - Being a Medicaid Provider in an Era of Accountability (ADA course) – Dr. Steven Geiermann, Senior Manager, ADA with Dr. Sidney Whitman, Dr. Allen Finkelstein, and Dr. Charlie Czeretak (Lincoln Room)

11:00 AM Check in/on-site registration

12:00 – Conference Begins with Lunch


5:00 PM Oral Health Champion Awards & Networking

6:30 PM MCOH Board Meeting

Dinner on your own. 

Friday, March 1, 2019

Sessions begin at 8 AM – breakfast available prior

Conference ends at approximately 1 PM 

Students Pay No Registration

The Coalition is allowing students to attend without fee.  Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this opportunity!

Conference Registration Includes Individual 2019 Coalition Membership

Register with Capitol Plaza Hotel.

Parking available on-site at the Capitol Plaza Hotel

 Register Online

You may register by mailing this completed form with your check or online with Visa/Mastercard.

If you experience online registration issues, please email info@oralhealthmissouri.org

Thanks our 2019 Conference Sponsors! Our mission work would be impossible without your support! 

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. - Michael Jordan

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship of this important event will demonstrate your commitment to improving the oral health of Missouri and will help the Coalition continue to make advances in oral health policy, as well as providing your organization with a unique promotional opportunity.

Exhibitor Opportunities

Organizations are welcome to exhibit at the conference. This is a great chance to talk with individuals, showcase existing and new products and services, and increase awareness of your organization.

Call for Poster Presentations

The Missouri Coalition for Oral Health is accepting abstracts for Poster Presentations. Posters should address issues relevant to population oral health, dental public health and oral health policy.

Consumer Scholarship Available

The Missouri Coalition for Oral Health recognizes the importance of the experience and perspective of people directly impacted by difficulty accessing oral health care.  The Consumer Scholarship has been established to encourage community members interested in Missouri’s oral health challenges to attend the conference, and learn from and participate in the discussion.