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An Evening with Mary Otto, Author of Teeth

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Otto’s book exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of America’s silent epidemic of oral disease.Wednesday, May 24 at 6 pm

Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry
31 S. Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Museum admission is free for event attendees from 5 – 6 pm
Space is limited
Reservations requested: peltonj@publicjustice.org or 410.400.6953

Join us in welcoming journalist Mary Otto to discuss her new book, Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America. Otto is the oral health topic leader for the Association of Health Care Journalists. She began writing about oral health at the Washington Post, where she covered the tragic story of Deamonte Driver, the Maryland boy whose death from a tooth infection launched a massive reform effort in Maryland. Otto’s book exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of America’s silent epidemic of oral disease. The evening will include a discussion about current efforts in Maryland and the nation to address the problem. We will have copies of the book for sale and a reception following Ms. Otto’s presentation.

Special thanks to event sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts

Co-hosted by:
Public Justice Center
Maryland Family Network
Healthcare for the Homeless
Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry
Maryland Dental Action Coalition
UMB American Student Dental Association