Strategies

  • Convene a coalition of community organizations, clinics, educators, policymakers, corporations and other stakeholders to work together to improve oral health access in Chicago.
  • Collect, compile, analyze and share regional and state data.
  • Develop innovative models of care through demonstration and pilot projects to meet local needs.
  • Target the whole school community: children, parents/guardians, families, community leaders, teachers and school personnel to innovate and solve problems
  • Communicate, disseminate, and educate partners and consumers on oral health issues.
  • Advocate on city, county, and state level by mobilizing community partners and consumers to identify and solve oral health access concerns.