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Missouri Department of Mental Health

Increasing Awareness of the Importance of Oral Health Among Missouri Caregivers

Project Type: 
Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Oral Health Impact on Overall Health
Amount Awarded: 
$25,000
Grant Type: 
DTA Foundation
Year: 
2018

“Our project goal is to change perceptions and attitudes about oral health, increase awareness of the relationship between oral health and general health, and change individual behavior, ultimately improving both oral and general health for Missourians with intellectual/developmental disabilities, their families, and the direct care staff members who support them.”