Making prevention more common than treatment.



Dientes commissioned the first ever oral health needs assessment of Santa Cruz County. Findings revealed an urgent need for expanded oral health care access, and we responded! On June 17, 2016, Dientes collaborated to launch the Oral Health Access (OHA) Santa Cruz County steering committee.

Healthcare providers, policy makers, and community advocates banded together around one common mission…

to improve the oral health of Santa Cruz County by uniting stakeholders and advocating sound, measurable strategies that increase access to care and education.

Read the event press release