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Mission and Bylaws


Established November 17, 2004

Mission Statement

It shall be the mission of the Texas Oral Health Coalition to promote oral health across the lifespan by advocating for optimal oral health for all Texans through statewide partnerships.

Vision Statement

We envision Texas as a state where every person is known to enjoy optimal oral health as part of his/her total well-being through individual and shared community responsibility where:


  1. To increase oral health literacy in Texas.
  2. To change perceptions regarding oral health and disease so that oral health becomes an integral component of health policies and programs in Texas.
  3. To engage in activities to improve the oral health of all Texas citizens using evidence-based public health initiatives.
  4. To promote increased access to comprehensive oral health care for all Texans.

Bylaws and Governance Documents

TxOHC Bylaws Amended 5-11-2018
Standing Rules:
    Policy on Governance
    Officer Duties
    Policy Statements
    2019 Priority Issues
    Board Governance Committee
    Budget and Finance Committee
    Reimbursement Policy
    Reimbursement Request