Health Equity Resources

The ADA recognizes health equity as optimal health for all people. Use these resources to take action in your community.
Use the action plan and toolkit to drive awareness and improve oral health equity locally.
Improve your communication skills and learn how to help peers and patients, alike.
Make health equity a part of your dental practice setting.
The whole office and dental team can support oral health equity and take action. 

5-step plans to promote oral health equity topics in your area

Community and school programming

Five ways to promote health equity in your local education system and community programs to improve oral and overall health.

View the 5-step guide.

Community water fluoridation

Simple steps to engage in conversations about the benefits of nature’s cavity fighter.

Get the community water fluoridation 5-step guide.

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are a helpful health equity tool for children to help keep cavities from forming and may even stop early stages of decay from becoming a full-blown cavity. Help to prioritize dental sealant placement in your community.

Access the 5-step plan.