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Oral Health Florida

About the Oral Health Florida Conferences

Our annual Oral Health Summit brings people together to find innovative ways to improve oral health throughout Florida. Over 200 stakeholders from dentistry, academia, medicine, business and philanthropy have shared ideas and learned the latest on dental health care trends.

Save the date!

The 2017 Oral Health Florida Conference
will be held Thursday
July 27-28, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

2016 Oral Health Florida Conference Presentations

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Morning Sessions: Florida Department of Health Statewide Dental Performance Management Meeting
Fluoridation Program Updates – Sean Isaac, MPH
Treatment of Incipient Class I Caries – Edward F. Zapert, DMD
Florida’s Oral Health Surveillance Projects – Jennifer Wahby, MPH, and Jasmine C. Bee, CFM, MPH
Early Childhood Caries Pilot Project Update -Shannon Harp and Jo Ann Weatherwax
FPHA State of the State Address
Afternoon Sessions: Florida Public Health Association, Oral Health Section and Oral Health Florida

Assessing Dental Patients’ Use or Intentions to Use Social Media – Claudia A. Serna, PhD, MPH

OHF Sealant Action Team Update – Christina Vracar, DA, MPH, and Karen Hodge, RDH, MHSc

Friday, July 29, 2016

Morning Sessions:
Spotlight on Best Practices
Delivery Systems – Maria Garcia, RDH
GTBOHC Better Together! – Kim Herremans
Smiles Across Miami – Magalie Thomas
The Mid-level Practitioner Moves Forward – Frank Catalanotto, DMD
Afternoon Sessions:
Oral Health Florida General Membership Meeting
Data Action Team Update – Jill Boylston Herndon, PhD
Medical/Dental Collaboration Team Update
Senior Oral Health Action Team Update

Previous Oral Health Conference Presentations:

2015 Creating Connections Building Bridges



2012 Best Practices