Despite significant advancements in dentistry, siloed approaches to oral health have failed to reduce the global burden of oral disease. Today, oral diseases affect more than 3.5 billion people, with a disproportionate impact on those who are poor and socially disadvantaged.
The Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders is a global network of members who leverage their collective experience to identify, mentor, problem solve, enable and share innovative projects that serve people with disabilities and other underserved populations. The Alliance strives to be a catalyst for and champion of change in its mission to help achieve oral health equity for all.
The Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders, created in 2011, is a not-for-profit community of distinguished leaders in dentistry, academia, medicine, and public health; patients and their advocates; and corporate partners committed to breaking down silos in order to improve global oral health. Since its inception, the Alliance has been committed to promoting peace and well-being through oral health by building bridges among dental and health professionals. Leaders from around the world come together to learn from each other and leverage their collective experience in order to accelerate progress toward oral health equity worldwide.
Today, the Alliance is committed to achieving the following goals…