The growing awareness of the importance of oral health on a person’s overall health juxtaposed with the decreasing number of oral health providers especially in rural areas was spotlighted in 2000 with the release of Oral Health in America: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General.  Since then, many SORHs and rural health organizations have been trying to provide necessary resources to rural health providers to help them combat this growing need.  While great strides have been made in this area, the pervasive need continues to exist and will likely continue for some time to come.

To assist SORHs in their efforts, NOSORH has compiled many helpful resources for SORHs on our website, including:

 

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