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California Oral Health Network Events

Upcoming Events

We are currently working with oral health and health equity allies to develop the foundation and structure for the Oral Health Network. To complement these efforts, there are a few important opportunities for networking planned over the coming months.  

San Diego County Oral Health Forum 2019

The San Diego County Oral Health Forum brings together key stakeholders in the community to find ways to improve oral health. Click here to view the event agenda and guest speakers include:

  • Jayanth Kumar, DDS, MPH, State Dental Director with the California Department of Public Health Oral Health Program who will share the shape of oral health in California.
  • Matthew Savage, Ph.D., Assistant Professor with the San Diego State University School of Communication, who will share how to shape oral health messages as the keynote.

Click here to download the flyer and share with your networks!

Save the Date - Annual Los Angeles Oral Health Summit

On Thursday August 1st, 2019 the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Oral Health Program will be hosting its second Annual Los Angeles Oral Health Summit. The summit will build on the success of the 2018 Summit, which hosted more than 200 health professionals, community leaders, and public health officials. The 2019 Summit will include an overview of LA County’s first Community Oral Health Improvement Plan (COHIP). There will be a detailed report on the strategic goals for the next five years and discussions about implementing the action plans for the COHIP’s six key objectives. 
Please mark your calendars for Thursday, August 1st, 2019! Invitations with a link to register for the Summit will be sent in June. 

Past Activities

Language Access in Medi-Cal Dental

2018 California Oral Health Network Convenings

Aligning Oral Health Efforts in 2018: The Oral Health Network hosted a webinar on Friday, December 15th featuring state Dental Director, Dr. Kumar who will provide an update on state oral health efforts. Other partners shared information about upcoming Oral Health convenings and the progress of the state network. View the webinar recording here. For materials and more information visit the event page.