About Healthy Teeth Healthy Children
Healthy Teeth, Healthy Children: A Medical/Dental Partnership (HTHC), a program of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (PA AAP), is a state-wide educational program focused on improving the oral health of children and families by providing oral health education to primary care providers, expanding oral health literacy for the community and creating and participating in integrative partnerships that enhance the oral and overall health of children and families in PA.READ MORE
Healthy Teeth Healthy Children has held over 340 Oral Health in Your Office trainings at academic programs, medical offices, residency programs, and webinars from 2012-2023.
We have trained over 4,000 participants (including MDs, DOs, NPs, RNs, PAs, LPNs, MAs, administrative staff, and more) in topical fluoride varnish application in the medical office and held trainings in over 75% of Pennsylvania counties. Email us at [email protected] to set up a training today!
What providers are saying
“HTHC and its core leadership team have the honor of working with so many committed oral health advocates across the state. Our collective efforts are resulting in a cohesive message for change, leveraging our collective voices for quality oral health access for all Pennsylvanians.”
- Suzanne Yunghans,
Former Executive Director, PA Chapter AAP
“Since beginning risk assessment, examination of teeth, fluoride varnish application, education, and referral to dentist in 2008 our Medicaid dental visits have increased from <48% to 67% and monetary compensation from MCO "pool" has been forthcoming!”
- Eve Kimball,