Established in 2018, the mission of the Local Oral Health Program is to improve the oral health of all county residents through prevention, education, and organized community efforts.
Tulare County will create and expand capacity at the local level to educate, aid in prevention, and provide linkages to treatment programs for dental disease, including that caused by the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Tulare County will create program activities related to the community's oral health, including education, disease prevention, linkage to treatment, case management, and surveillance.
Related Documents and Links
- California Oral Health Program (OHP)
This program’s mission is to improve the oral health of all Californians through prevention, education, and organized community efforts. This site has additional information, publications, and resources available.
- Tulare County Oral Health Needs Assessment
This report presents findings from a community-driven assessment process to identify oral health needs, risk and protective factors, utilization levels, service gaps, and resources.