Data & research
Hanging By a Thread: Current Threats to California’s Progress on Oral Health Equity
Report illustrating how cutting dental benefits would affect communities of color across California.
Oral Health 2020 CA Grassroots Network
Document providing contact information and 3 tables to accompany the Grassroots presentation.
An Oral Health Benefit in Medicare Part B: It’s Time to Include Oral Health in Health Care
Paper detailing how a Medicare Part B dental benefit would close disparities in dental use and expanse between the uninsured and insured and among older adults with limited financial resources.
Master Plan for Aging Oral Health Recommendations
A collaboration of recommendations for California’s Master Plan for Aging by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, Justice in Aging, CA-OPEN, and the Western Center on Law & Poverty to address the oral health needs of older adults today and for generations to come.
Find a multitude of resources at Oral Health Progress and Equity Network (OPEN). You’ll need to register for an account to access resources such as:
- Online File Library
Oral health equity information from other partners
- Policy link: Health Equity Resources
- California Office of Oral Health
- Central Valley Health Institute & DentaQuest
- Families USA