Clinicians for Oral Health


The National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health is a consortium of funders and health professionals whose vision is that dental disease can be eradicated.

The mission of the NIIOH is to engage primary care clinicians to be:

  • alert to their patients’ oral health needs
  • ready and willing to deliver oral health preventive services to patients of all ages
  • effective at partnering with dental specialists and
  • able to learn from, with and about each other.

The NIIOH is a systems change initiative focused on the education and training systems that support primary care clinicians from disciplines including:

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Nursing
  • Physician Assistants
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Internal Medicine









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