Center for Integrative Global Oral Health

The Center for Integrative Global Oral Health unites health researchers, educators and practitioners at the University of Pennsylvania and beyond in seeking creative solutions to address unmet oral health needs related to the worldwide prevalence of caries, periodontal disease, oral cancer and craniofacial deformity which impacts more than 3.5 billion people annually.

  • Global Oral Health Forum II

    In April, CIGOH gathered global leaders for its second global forum, which focused on advancing oral health advocacy.

  • Advancing Oral Health in Africa

    CIGOH brought together African leaders for “Exploring Global Strategies to Promote Oral Health in the WHO African Region”

  • Takeaways on New Dental Pain Management Guideline

    In collaboration with the American Dental Association and University of Pittsburgh, Penn Dental Medicine’s Center for Integrative Global Oral Health has developed a new guideline for managing acute dental pain in adolescents, adults, and older adults.

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