Oral Health Integration into Whole Person Care

The National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health the only profession neutral, national voice for interprofessional integration of oral health into whole person care. 

Founded in 2009, NIIOH uses a collective impact approach to engage organizations from multiple, diverse parts of the healthcare workforce to work together to create change across education and practice.

The mission of the NIIOH is to engage the entire healthcare workforce 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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