About Us

Oral Health Program Staff

Dr. Kim Michelson, State Dental Director, Utah Department of Health

Dr. Steed

Dr. Kim Michelson Is the State Dental Director and Oral Health Program Manager for the Utah Department of Health. He also is the Assistant Clinical Director for the Family Dental Plan clinic operated by the Utah Department of Health. He has hospital privileges at Alta View Hospital where he treats children in the OR for the Family Dental Plan clinic. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association. He is a member of the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, the American Dental Association, the Utah Dental Association, the American Society of Forensic Odontology, and is a past president of the Salt Lake District Dental Society. He is also a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He graduated with honors from Weber State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry. He then attended graduate school at the University of Utah in Biomedical Engineering. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE, after which he completed a residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He then operated a private dental office in Sandy, Utah for 21 years prior to working for the state of Utah.

kmichelson@utah.gov

 

Michelle Martin, Oral Health Specialist, Utah Department of Health

Michelle

Michelle Martin is the Oral Health Specialist for the State of Utah's Department of Health and worked for over 12 years in private practice as a dental hygienist. She has also worked as a Health Educator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and served on international humanitarian trips in the Marshall Islands, Vietnam, and Peru. She received a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Utah.

mlmartin@utah.gov

 

 

 

Mission statement

The Utah Oral Health Program promotes oral health education and prevention, increases community awareness of the oral health needs in the state, and improves access to oral health care services.

Utah Plan of Action Executive Summary

Contact us

  • Utah Oral Health Program
    288 North 1460 West
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
  • Mailing Address:
    Utah Department of Health
    P.O. Box 142001
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2001
  • Office Phone: (801) 538-9177
    FAX: (801) 538-9409