Oral Health Literacy Toolkit
View resources for learning about oral health literacy and creating a health-literate dental practice.
Post the pledge to your social accounts and encourage members in your community to be good oral health role models for children by writing their name in the comment section. Hashtag #SmileCalifornia for your pledge to count!
New COHTAC Oral Health Education Page
Keeping your teeth healthy is one of the best things you can do for your overall health.
Alameda County Office of Dental Health (ODH)
View all new resources created by ODH for its Healthy Teeth Healthy Communities (HTHC) project.
New COVID-19 Resources
Find new COVID-19 resources that describes new changes Medi-Cal members may experience at their next dental visit during COVID-19 to keep everyone safe and healthy.

The California Oral Health Technical Assistance Center (COHTAC) provides support and resources to help local oral health programs achieve their goals.

We are a group of UCSF faculty, researchers, and staff with expertise in oral health. We work in partnership with the California Department of Public Health's Office of Oral Health Program and the UCSF Dental Public Health Postgraduate Program to create a healthier California through evidence-based strategies.


Our focus is on four areas, recognized by the CDC as fundamental to improve community oral health: 


Explore our searchable database, which is continuously updated with a wide selection of oral public health resources. Browse by audience, topic, type, or objective.

Getting Started

Resources for local oral health programs by the California Department of Public Health