MHS

Military Health System

MOU

memorandum of understanding

   
NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NCP

National Caries Program

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHSC

National Health Service Corps

NIDCR

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

NIDR

National Institute for Dental Research

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NOHI

new Oral Health Initiative

NOHSS

National Oral Health Surveillance System

NP

nurse practitioner

NQF

National Quality Forum

NRC

National Research Council

   
OHCC

Oral Health Coordinating Committee

OHI 2010

Oral Health Initiative 2010

OHPC

National Oral Health Policy Center

OHRC

National Maternal and Child Health Resource Center

OIG

Office of the Inspector General

   
PA

physician assistant

   
RDHAP

registered dental hygienist in alternative practice

   
SNODENT

Systematized Nomenclature of Dentistry

   
TEAM

training in expanded auxiliary management

   
URM

underrepresented minority

USCG

U.S. Coast Guard

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USPHS

U.S. Public Health Service

USPSTF

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

   
VA

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

   
WHO

World Health Organization

WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children



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