Riverside County Oral Health Priorities

 Oral Health Home

Oral Health Surveillance: Establish a countywide oral health surveillance system assess oral health status and measure the key performance indicators for tracking progress towards the goals of the State Oral Health Plan as well as Riverside County’s local plan. Corresponding descriptor: A trusted resource for parents.

Collaboration: Increase collaboration to expand oral health infrastructure and provider capacity, supporting prevention and early treatment services.

Communication and Education: Increase the coordination, consistency and reach of oral health messages targeted to the public, providers, and policy-makers.

Integration: Integrate oral health and primary care; supporting approaches that facilitate a patient- centered health home.

Access to Care: Increase access to and utilization of oral health care services; addressing the needs of underserved populations and communities.