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Center for Oral Health

“While most Americans have access to the best oral health care in the world, low-income children suffer disproportionately from oral disease.”

Michael K. Simpson

Idaho House of Representatives


PRESS RELEASE:

First 5 Sacramento joins Early Smiles® the Center for Oral Health and three dental plans to expand school-based oral health initiative in Sacramento to deliver dental care for 20,000 children.

Click here for the full press release! 

A Healthy Smile Never Gets Old

A recent study, "A Healthy Smile Never Gets Old: A California Report on Oral Health of Older Adults", released by Center for Oral Health has uncovered a hidden epidemic of untreated tooth decay among older Californians 65 years and older.

Click Here for the Full Report!

Sacramento Smiles

Early Smiles Sacramento is a school-based oral health program by the Center for Oral Health.  This report presents findings of a one-year evaluation of Early Smiles Sacramento.  Program data collected on an ongoing basis, was used and the findings presented in this report are summative and quantitative.  All data presented in this report spans over 12 months (one program year).

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Mission

Our Mission is to improve oral health, especially of vulnerable populations, through innovation, research, education and advocacy.

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Vision

Our Vision has remained unchanged since our funding in 1985: Oral Health for All.

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Culture

Humanism

Getting Things Done

Acceptance & Inclusion

Maximize Sustainability

Teamwork

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Integrated Delivery Model

Description

An Integrated Delivery Model is an alternative to the Federally Qualified Health Center model and aims at achieving the Triple Aim by improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care. Over time, the average cost of a dental visit in the proposed Integrated Delivery System model will be less than $90.00. In contrast, the average payment per encounter (visit) at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Florida is $131.27. The proposed model represents savings of over $100.00 per capita.

Our Model
Our Future

Our Impact

Oral Health Treatment

Oral Health Education

Diagnostic & Preventive Services

Issue and Policy Briefs

FY 2017

Check out this great infographic on why #fluoride is good for your teeth!! Thanks for sharing, @OralSurgeonCLT!

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Contact Us

Center for Oral Health

309 East 2nd Street

Pomona, CA 91766

Info@tc4oh.org

(909) 469-8300