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State Oral Health Coalition


Fall for Smiles, Oral Health America's annual campaign to promote the importance of good oral health habits begins Sept. 1!

Find out how practitioners from across the country are leveraging Fall for Smiles to help communities learn about the benefits of good oral health. Learn more about Fall for Smiles at OralHealthAmerica.org.
Fall for Smiles

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District (ATCPHD) is extremely desirous of reestablishing its dental program in fiscal 2015 and is looking for a contractual dentist to work three days a week to treat Medicaid, CHIP, and private pay clients.
Please see the pdf RFQ for additional details and contact information.

Oral Health Texas

Test your knowledge and take the
Oral Health Literacy Quiz

Find out more about
Community Water Fluoridation
at these websites


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where you may find help to connect older adults and their caregivers to local care and education about the oral health issues they face, the importance of continuing prevention as we age, and the overall impact of oral health on overall health.

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The 2014 Texas
Oral Health Summit
Online Registration is
Now Open.


2014 Texas Oral Health Summit

Interprofessional Collaboration
Collective Impact

November 6-8, 2014
Wyndham Garden Austin

Make plans now to join your friends and colleagues for the Texas Oral Health Coalition’s premier public health education event that promises a variety of educational sessions, expert speakers and plenty of networking opportunities.¬† Relax and unwind with colleagues during the opening reception and poster presentations Thursday evening. This is a wonderful occasion to learn about other programs or projects and replicate those successes in your own community.

¬†“Oral Health: State of the State” is the featured plenary on Friday.¬†Thursday and Saturday, attendees will have choices of specially designed symposia and a variety of continuing education courses that focus on interprofessional collaboration, maternal child oral health issues, adult or elderly oral health care and school-based oral health programs in a fun, fast and informative forum.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn what oral health programs exist across Texas, how they operate and how increased interprofessional collaboration can have a collective impact to improve the oral health of all Texans. For the full schedule of speakers topics

Call for sponsors/exhibitors and poster presentations. Please see the pdf's below for additional details.

2014 Strategic Plan

The TxOHC Board of Directors are pleased to announce the Coalition's 2014 strategic plan.

For additional information please visit:

2014 Goals

  1. Increase Oral Health Awareness
  2. Increase Interprofessional Collaboration
  3. Improve Public Oral Health
  4. Increase Access to Care
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Who We are...

TxOHC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c) (3) state oral health coalition. This partnership is comprised of various stakeholders that include: medical and dental related professionals, community agencies, faith-based organizations, policy developers, insurance companies, professional educators, public members, and state and government entities Members that are collaborating and working together in finding solutions to strengthen the health safety net and expand the oral health care network in Texas.

Many thanks to our 2014 Texas Oral Health Coalition Sponsors !!!
Policy Areas


iLikemyteeth.orgFluoride for Texas Oral Health Texastooth wisdomAmerican Network of Oral Health Coalitions

Many thanks to our 2013 Texas Oral Health Coalition Sponsors !!!
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For a complete list of the 2013 Oral Health Summit Exhibitors please visit our corporate sponsor page.

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