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Texas Oral Health Coalition

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Health Observances

  • February is: National Children’s Dental Health Month, American Heart Month, Gum Disease Awareness Month, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
  • March is: World Oral Health Day, National Nutrition Month, National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, American Diabetes Alert Day, HPV Awareness Day, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, National Kidney Month
  • April is: Oral Cancer Awareness Month, National Facial Protection Month, National Minority Health Month, National Public Health Week, Autism Acceptance Month, Community Health Worker Day in Texas

TxOHC Meetings and Events

Upcoming Webinars

The second Friday of each month during the noon hour, 12:00 – 1:00 PM CT. Edification (1.0 CDE) is complimentary to all attendees and continuing dental education is free to TxOHC members. All other attendees will be charged $10.00 to receive continuing dental education for this course.

February 9, 2024 | 12:00 PM CST
Integrating Tobacco Cessation Support Resources to Improve Patient Access
Presented by: Ashley LeMaistre, MPH
Learn more and register here.

March 8, 2024 | 12:00 PM CST
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
Presented by: Simmi Patel, DDS, CTTS

This course will focus on the substances/drugs abused in Texas and introduce screening tools for use in practice to determine if patients have substance use disorders, initiate a brief intervention and then provide referral sources for treatment.

 

TxOHC Quarterly Member Meetings

First Friday of the month from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT.

Regional Oral Health Coalitions will meet in separate breakout rooms for 30-45 minutes then everyone returns to the mainroom to hear from all of the regions.

Learn more and register on the Quarterly Member Meetings page.

  • Friday, February 23, 2024
  • Friday, April 5, 2024
  • August 1-2, 2024 – Annual in-person meeting
  • Friday, November 1, 2024

Houston meets in person and will send meeting invitations directly to their ROHC members.

El Paso will meet virtually at 2:00 PM MT/ 3:00 PM CT on the pre-scheduled meeting dates.

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