The Oral Health Program is a state funded program that works to educate the community on healthy oral health habits and promote better oral health in Calaveras County.
The goals for the oral health program are to:
- Implement school oral health programs
- Educate the community on common risk factors for oral disease and chronic disease including tobacco and sugar and promote protective factors that will reduce disease burden
- Create community awareness around oral health through education and community engagement strategies
- Collaborate with dental providers and community organizations to address the barriers of receiving dental care