TxOHC is pleased to announce
the launch of Oral Health Texas (www.oralhealthtexas.org)
a specially designed website
devoted to providing oral health education materials for all ages focusing on Education, Prevention, Access and Treatment.
Find out more about
Community Water Fluoridation
at these websites
where you can 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.
SAVE THE DATE
2014 National Oral Health Conference
Fort Worth, Texas
April 28-30, 2014
with pre-conference sessions
April 26-27, 2014
For more information visit nationaloralhealthconference.com
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For 2013 Summit Speaker Presentations please visit our history page.
Speakers, Sponsors, and Attendees
for a Great
2013 Texas Oral Health Summit
You will need your Registration ID Number
and Completion Course Codes in order
to complete the summit and course evaluations to receive your Attendance Verification for continuing education credit.
The Evaluation Instructions for Course Attendance Verification may be found here,
or go directly to the Summit Evaluation.
Congratulations to those recently elected to the 2014 Board of Directors.
All officers are beginning the second year of their two-year term.
- Cathy Blunck, RDH
- Nancy Cline, RDH, MPH
- Daniel Snare, CEO
- Michelle Landrum, RDH, M.Ed.
- Sarah Dirks, DDS
- Christina Murphey, RN PhD
- Chairperson: Beth Stewart, RDH
- Vice Chairperson: Sharon Dickinson, CDA, RDA
- Secretary: Angela Barnes, DDS
- Treasurer: Shirley Miranda, BDS,CAGS, MScD
- Ex-Officio Member: (automatic) Immediate Past Chair: Rex Law, DDS
Poster Presentation winners!
First Place: Donna Morris, RDH, M.Ed.
Oral Health and Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Adults
Second Place: Bill Devine, DMD
Performance Measurement of the JPS School Based Dental Program
Third Place: Sherdeana Owens, DDS, MPA
Improving Access: The Role of Education in Children's Oral Health in the Corpus Christi Area
Priorities for 2013
- Oral Health Literacy
Change perceptions regarding oral health and oral disease so that oral health becomes an integral component of health policies and programs in Texas by informing, educating, and empowering community partners, public officials, policy makers, and the public.
- Elder Dental Care
Integrate oral health care into all elder-care services and facilities.
- Medical/Dental Collaboration
Promote collaboration of public-private partners to enhance Interprofessional and culturally appropriate community-based prevention strategies.
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.