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Registration for the 2024 National Oral Health Conference is Now Open! 

We invite you to join us in St. Louis, MO for the 2024 National Oral Health Conference. The NOHC will take place April 15-17, 2024 with Weekend Workshops happening April 13-14. 


Please visit the 2024 NOHC website for details and registration information or Click here to register.

To register for the NOHC at the member rate your 2024 AAPHD dues must be paid. To renew or rejoin please visit: AAPHD Membership. 

Conference Location:

All meetings and events for NOHC 2024 will be held at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch. 

The NOHC hotel block at the Hyatt is now sold out. There are many hotels to choose from in many price ranges. Here is a link to help you get started in your searchDowntown St Louis Hotels 

About NOHC:

The National Oral Health Conference (NOHC) is "the premier meeting" for those interested in continuing education and networking opportunities within the discipline of Dental Public Health. This will be the 24th joint meeting of the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD).

This conference is designed for dentists, dental hygienists, health researchers, dental/health educators, legislators, public health officials, Medicaid/CHIP dental program staff or consultants, state/territorial dental directors, county/city/local dental directors, community health center personnel, students, school-based and school-linked health center personnel, federally-employed dental personnel, as well as, dental manufacturers/distributors and dental insurance companies – in short, anyone interested in engaging in collaboration to improve the oral health of the public.

 Positions Available

For available positions, click here