AzCRH Webinar: A Pathway to Good Oral Health for All Arizonans

Presenter: Scott Howell, DMD, MPH

Oral health


noon to 1 p.m., Oct. 19, 2023

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At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify barriers to oral healthcare for those living in rural areas
  • List medical reasons an individual may require a dental visit
  • Describe policy that could improve oral health for those living in rural Arizona

Scott Howell, DMD, MPH is a board certified public health dentist, an associate professor and Director of Public Health Dentistry & Teledentistry at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. Having spent the last 15 years working in various community locations including long term care facilities, community health centers, and detention centers, his work now focuses on increasing oral health accessibility both through policy changes and unique clinical approaches and systems. Dr. Howell has also begun exploring the impacts of racism on public health and is a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity.