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

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
  • 6:30 PM - Board Meeting

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 - You Are What Your Community Needs
  • 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

Parking available on-site at the Capitol Plaza Hotel

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