The following statement was issued Thursday by the McMillen Center for Health Education:
The McMillen Center for Health Education will host an Interprofessional Children's Oral Health Summit at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, IN on February 5, 2015. This all day health summit is designed to address unmet needs, solve problems and seize opportunities to improve children's oral health. Join a vibrant mix of thought leaders from the dental, medical, social service, healthcare and early childhood education fields for a productive exchange about how we can work interprofessionally to increase children's oral health, and ultimately, their success in school and in life.
We are proud that Delta Dental will be a sponsor of the Summit. "As part of its Brighter Futures initiative, Delta Dental is committed to improving the oral and overall health and well-being of children. As such, we are proud to be the platinum sponsor of the Interprofessional Children's Oral Health Summit. We believe that this event will provide the opportunity for education, social service and healthcare stakeholders to work together to set a course for improving children's oral health in a meaningful and significant way," says Teri Battaglieri, Director of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy for Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.
The McMillen Center for Health Education is committed to presenting information which extends their health education and prevention mission. Holli Seabury, CEO of the McMillen Center for Health Education says, "This event will present important opportunities for dialogue about how, together, we can improve children's health status. There will be many opportunities to network, catch up with friends and colleagues and be part of a vital community that shares a passion for improving children's oral and systemic health."