State Oral Health Coalition
OctoberKeep Your Child from Getting and Spreading Enterovirus D68
- Avoid close contact with sick people
- Wash your hands often with soap & water
- Cover Your coughs and sneezes
- Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands
- Clean and disinfect surfaces
- Stay home when you’re sick
Find out how practitioners from across the country are participating in Fall for Smiles, Oral Health America's annual campaign to promote the importance of good oral health habits. Learn more about Fall for Smiles at OralHealthAmerica.org.
Test your knowledge and take the
Oral Health Literacy Quiz today.
Find out more about
Community Water Fluoridation
at these websites
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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2014 Texas Oral Health Summit
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
For additional information please visit:
- Increase Oral Health Awareness
- Increase Interprofessional Collaboration
- Improve Public Oral Health
- Increase Access to Care
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.