By Dr. Deidre Callanan, Public Health Policy and Community Engagement, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Scientists have isolated more than 10,000 human microbial species, over 8 million unique microbial genes. These tiny critters, or microbes, thousands of them, … Read More
While we keep the community updated on a regular basis, we would like to take a step back for those that are new to OHCO: What do we do? Ensuring health equity is a major focus for OHCO. The partnerships … Read More
Oral disease continues to be ubiquitous in many populations across the U.S.; in fact, globally. The most recent estimate is 3.5 billion (with a “b”) people worldwide are affected by the burden of untreated dental caries, severe periodontitis, and edentulism. … Read More
An Oral Health Initiative Ready for Implementation Implementation planning is both terrifying and exhilarating. Terrifying because we can never be completely sure that others will like, accept and use the product of our work. What if we’ve missed something really … Read More
The “good old days” weren’t so good when it came to people’s oral health. I remember visiting my grandma when I was a young girl and every night she would take out her dentures and drop them in the cleaning … Read More
We are proud to announce that Governor Hickenlooper has issued a proclamation declaring February 2017 Children’s Dental Health Month. You can learn more about National Children’s Dental Health Month here.
Contact: Erich Kirshner firstname.lastname@example.org 303.921.6733 Oral Health Colorado Names 2016 Oral Health Champions Christy Dodd Appointed New OHCO Executive Director at Annual Meeting Denver–November 3, 2016–Oral Health Colorado (OHCO) named five Oral Health Champions for 2016 at its annual … Read More
OHCO is pleased to announce our keynote speaker this year, Dr. Hannah Maxey, Assistant Professor and Director of Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research & Policy at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Maxey currently serves as an expert consultant … Read More