The mission of the Minnesota Oral Health Project is to:
The primary focus of our activities is children 0 – 6 years of age in Greater (rural) Minnesota.
The Minnesota Oral Health Project is a cavity-prevention program for all eighty counties in Greater Minnesota. Our goal is to improve the oral health of high-risk children starting at birth. Because these children have minimal access to ongoing, comprehensive dental care, they are susceptible to CARIES — the process that leads to cavities.
BUT CARIES IS AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND IS THUS THEORETICALLY PREVENTABLE!
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It is hoped that community members will be sufficiently persuasive so that: