Oral Health Literacy Toolkit
View resources for learning about oral health literacy and creating a health-literate dental practice.
New COHTAC Oral Health Education Page
Keeping your teeth healthy is one of the best things you can do for your overall health.

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 three 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.