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Oral Health Program

The mission of the Oral Health Program is to protect and promote the oral health of the people of Wisconsin.

We accomplish our mission through:

  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating preventive oral health programs.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and reporting statewide data on the public’s oral health.
  • Training and education for health professionals and the public.
  • Providing technical assistance to program partners.
  • Developing recommendations to improve the state’s oral health outcomes.

Explore by topic

Learn how to get care or connect with lower cost dental clinics if your income is limited.

Young children getting on a school bus

Programs provide dental sealants to students while at school preventing cavities and promoting oral health as part of a student's total health.

Locate up-to-date, accurate, and reliable information for the general public, health care professionals, and water operators.


Find information for anyone who wants to learn more about oral health. You will find fact sheets and website links sorted by topic.

Find information, resources, and trainings for health care professionals on optimal oral health prevention and care.

Access information, resources, and trainings for oral health professionals to reduce risks of substance use disorders, and provide trauma-informed care.


Review the most current and accurate data on oral disease burden, prevention and risk behaviors, access, and the oral health workforce in Wisconsin.

Find information for oral health professionals on licensing rules and regulations; Medicaid/BadgerCare Plus provider enrollment and billing; and mobile dentistry requirements.

Learn more about how Oral Health Program funding supports increasing access to care in Wisconsin.

Last revised August 10, 2023