About us


Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. The good news is that it is preventable.

Our Vision:

A healthy Texas, where all individuals enjoy the benefits of good oral health as an integral part of overall health. 

Our Mission:

Promoting oral health through leadership in public health practices, policy development, education, and population based preventive services.

Oral Health Program Activities

Contact Us

Oral Health Improvement Program
PO Box 149347, MC-1818

100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas, 78756
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Phone: 512-776-2008
Fax: 512-776725

Email: dental@dshs.texas.gov

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Last updated October 18, 2019