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The Alliance for a Cavity Free Future with Drs. Margherita Fontana and Alyssa Hayes

Drs. Margherita Fontana and Alyssa Hayes, respectively from the Universities of Michigan and Saskatchewan, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the role and of the US-Canada Chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future and its initiatives.

Drs. Fontana and Hayes are the Alliance’s co-chairs.

Highlights

Dr. John O’Keefe speaks with Drs. Margherita Fontana and Alyssa Hayes the co-chairs of the newly formed chapter of the US-Canada Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACFF). The Alliance works towards a common goal of ensuring that all children born in 2026 and beyond will be cavity-free. The ACFF, through its network, aims to collaborate and communicate with other like-minded organizations to achieve this goal through a uniform approach.

The US chapter is planning to work with groups such as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to focus on perinatal and infant oral health. In Canada, the ACFF works with the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentists (CAPHD), the Canadian Oral Health Round Table through the CDA and the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (CAPD).

More information

Alliance for a Cavity Free Future Interprofessional Grants: Applications open on September 1st

Watch the video interview

 

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