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Maryland Dental Action Coalition

The Maryland Dental Action Coalition (MDAC), the state’s leading non-governmental oral health policy and advocacy organization, works to improve the health of all Marylanders through increased oral health promotion, disease prevention, education, advocacy and access to oral health care.  

MDAC’s diverse partner network, consisting of both dental and non-dental professionals and organizations, collaborates in three primary focus areas:  oral health literacy and education, advocacy and legislation, and Interprofessional collaboration.

MDAC develops programs and strategies to reach its primary goal:  to improve oral health equity and decrease oral health disparities.

MDAC leads the development and monitors the progress of the 5-year Maryland Oral Health Plan (MOHP), works to improve the oral health of Maryland children through its Healthy Smiles for Life curriculum and the Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids campaign, and has a well-demonstrated history of partnership development.

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