Building Bridges to Better Health
July 14-15, 2022
The Texas Oral Health Conference is a joint meeting sponsored by leading oral health and dental public health organizations in Texas. A partnership between The Texas Oral Health Coalition (TxOHC) and the Texas Health Institute (THI), the Texas Oral Health Conference represents true collaboration to improve oral health in our state. Realizing the opportunity for collective impact, the sponsoring organizations pooled resources to create a unified meeting.
TOHC is a joint meeting sponsored by leading oral health and dental public health organizations in Texas.
The Texas Oral Health Coalition (TxOHC)
The Texas Oral Health Coalition, Inc. is a nonprofit state level coalition
that exists exclusively to promote and support the oral health of all
Texans. It creates and assists collaborative efforts between oral
health professionals, medical providers, local communities, health-
related coalitions, and public health stakeholders. The Coalition is the
primary organization in Texas that provides a nonpartisan forum for
innovative networking to make oral healthcare more accessible,
equitable and obtainable for all Texans.
Texas Health Institute (THI)
Texas Health Institute’s Oral Health Program advocates for a community where everyone has an equitable opportunity to achieve optimal oral health. We believe that oral health is an integral and essential part of overall health and well-being. We employ upstream strategies centered on improving oral health across the lifespan. We work closely with our partners to implement, evaluate, and disseminate oral health best practices. We provide strategic planning and program development support to translate evidence into action. We guide the integration of oral health with general health at the local, state and national levels.