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The National Oral Health Conference® (NOHC) is “the premier meeting” for those interested in continuing education and networking opportunities within the discipline of Dental Public Health. This will be the 22nd joint meeting of the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD)

This conference is designed for dentists, dental hygienists, health researchers, dental/health educators, legislators, public health officials, Medicaid/CHIP dental program staff or consultants, state/territorial dental directors, county/city/local dental directors, community health center personnel, students, school-based and school-linked health center personnel, federally-employed dental personnel, as well as dental manufacturers/distributors and dental insurance companies – in short, anyone interested in engaging in collaboration to improve the oral health of the public. 

We will have live streaming sessions on Friday, April 16, 23, and 30. The Roundtable sessions will be held on April 17 and the General Poster sessions will be held on April 24. 

Event Registration

Event registration will be available soon. The registration fees are as follows:

Member (ASTDD and/or AAPHD)*

Registration fees include all educational sessions, professional networking events, exhibit hours, and social events on Friday, April 16, and 23, and all educational sessions on Friday, April 30, Roundtable sessions on April 17, and the General Poster sessions on April 24. 

*To qualify for the Member rate, your membership status with ASTDD and/or AAPHD must be current at the time the online registration is complete. Membership status will be verified and if not current, you will be notified via email to renew/rejoin. 

**To qualify for the student rate, you must be enrolled in a degree program (undergraduate, dental, dental hygiene, public health) at least 50% time or currently enrolled in an advanced education program. Proof of status is required. Please contact the NOHC staff at for more information.


Interested in becoming an exhibitor and sponsor?
We have great new and innovative ways to get involved and get noticed. Since the event is virtual, there is potential to reach a greater audience than ever and for longer periods of time. 
We invite you to review the 2021 NOHC Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus for detailed information. Click here to register as an exhibitor and sponsor.
Questions?? Contact Jan Aument at or (952) 452-3421