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Oral Health Questions to Ask Your Candidate

By Melissa Burroughs,


The 2018 elections provide a chance to bring oral health issues to the forefront of policymaker and public discussions—an important opportunity for an issue that is often forgotten, left behind, or misunderstood. Numerous seats are up for election this year including full U.S. House of Representatives, a third of the U.S. Senate, 36 governorships and many seats in state and local governments. Building relationships with the candidates running for each of these positions and exposing them to oral health issues from the outset is an important step to building the policymaker support and oral health champions that will help us reach our goal of oral health for all.

Download the full guide to oral health questions to ask your candidates.