Dental Health

How to Join

Any member of NCPHA is eligible to join the Dental Health Section. Section dues are $5.00 per year and can be paid when you join/renew membership in NCPHA.


The purpose of the Dental Health Section of the NCPHA shall be to bring together all persons interested in Dental Public Health including official agencies, volunteer agencies, schools, colleges, etc., for the purpose of fostering and stimulating:

  • Greater opportunities for cooperation with all health personnel;
  • The promotion of joint planning among all agencies and organizations concerned with Dental Public Health and;
  • A better understanding, integration and promotion of dental health for all people.


Cabarrus Health Alliance Dental Clinic Members Wearing Their
100 Years of Dental Public Health in NC T-Shirts!

Leadership Hierarchy for 2017-2018

Chair:  Deana Billings

Secretary/Treasurer:   Tammie Fox

Fall Educational Conference Planning Committee Representative:  Deana Billings

Advocacy Committee Representative: 

Awards Chair:

Cindy Ashley

Membership Chair:
Betty Tumey
(828) 765-5400

Dental Health Section Resources

Dental Section Bylaws

Dental Health Section Award Winners

Our 2017 winners were:

Dr. Ernest Branch Award:
Not given
Dr. George G. Dudney Award:
UNC Student Chapter of AAPHD
Becky Bowden Outstanding Dental Hygienist Award:

Deborah Plemmons

2014 Fall Educational Conference, Wilmington
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