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The Kentucky Oral Health Coalition (KOHC) and its partners from across the state, in collaboration with the Community Dental Clinic will host a regional oral health summit on April 29, 2016. This is the 2nd of 4 regional meetings of 2016. We need your participation!

The Kentucky Oral Health Regional Summit will bring together a diverse and large number of leaders in the oral health community, including local policy makers, health advocates, health professionals, educators, and students, to increase the dental awareness among stakeholders and the public and to develop strategies to deal with the widespread dental access issues in Western Kentucky. The event is free for KOHC and Health Horizon Coalition members. If you are not a member, the cost is $27.24 and this includes one year membership fees. Register here! 

The Kentucky Oral Health Regional Summit will take place at Owensboro Health on Friday, April 29, 2016. Participants are encouraged to stay for the whole meeting and attend a site visit. The tentative agenda is below.

  • 9:00 a.m. CT  / 10:00 ET Registration

  • 9:30 a.m. CT / 10:30 ET Welcome

  • Keynote on oral and medical collaboration

  • Lunch

  • KOHC full group meeting focused on Kentucky’s Oral Health “Bright Spots”

  • KOHC work group break outs (Access to Care, School Based Oral Health, and Oral Health Literacy)

  • 2:30 p.m. CT / 3:30 ET – Site visit to Community Dental Clinic