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State Oral Health Coalition


Test your Dental Knowledge with
this short, fun quiz
developed by one of our members:
Dental Knowledge Q&A Quiz

Every once in a while chain emails or Facebook posts make their way back into prominence. Recently, it seems to be Fluoride. So let’s talk about Fluoride!
HealthCare Triage Video as seen on Campaign for Dental Health - See more of the video here.

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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2014 Texas Oral Health Summit

Interprofessional Collaboration
Collective Impact

PDF's of the available course slides may be found on the History Page.

2014 Oral Health Champion Award

Sarah Dirks, DDS

2014-2015 Board of Directors
Chair: Erik Harrington, DDS, PhD
Vice-Chair: Sharon Dickinson, CDA, RDA Secretary: Pam Myers, RDH
Treasurer: McHenry Lee, DDS
Immediate Past Chair: Beth Stewart, RDH

Cathy Blunck, RDH
David Cappelli, DMD, MPH, PhD
Nancy Cline, RDH, MPH
Michelle Landrum, RDH, MEd
Christina Murphey, RN, PhD
Sherdeana Owens, DDS, MPA
Poster Presentation Winners
First Place: Helena Tapias-Perdignon, DDS, MS
Second Place: Magda de la Torre, RDH, MPH
Third Place: Christina Horton, RDH

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

For a complete list of the 2014 Oral Health Summit Exhibitors please visit our corporate sponsor page.

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