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2017 Oral Health Florida Conference

  • 26 Jul 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • 28 Jul 2017
  • 4:30 PM
  • The Florida Hotel & Conference Center, 1500 Sand Lake Rd., Orlando, FL


Registration is closed

Join us for the 2017 Oral Health Florida Conference in Orlando, July 26-28, 2017: Oral Health Florida Bridges The Gap From Children To Seniors

This year, Oral Health Florida members and guests will be treated to a discussion on important oral health issues for both seniors and children. We are all invited to the Florida Department of Health programs on Thursday morning covering a number of important public health issues including community water fluoridation. In the afternoon, we will have presentations about senior oral health including a discussion of the Wisdom Tooth Project from Tina Montgomery of Oral Health America and the mounting effort to include dental benefit in Medicare. This will be followed by a session about advocacy for senior oral health and a group of short “Best Practice” presentations.  

Beginning Friday morning, we will shift our focus to children’s oral health. Following a presentation on the status of children’s oral health in Florida, we will hear from the DentaQuest Foundation and their efforts to improve children's oral health. A session on best practices for school health programs will come from Laura Brey of the School-Based Health Alliance, followed by the University of Washington's Dr. Peter Milgrom who will discuss new technologies including the use of silver diamine fluoride. The morning will end with a  presentation by Meg Booth from the Children’s Dental Health Project about improving our advocacy for children’s oral health. Lunch, recognition's and awards follow and then an important Oral Health Florida business meeting about proposed changes in how we operate. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

Registration is currently closed! If you would like to attend the conference visit the registration desk on the Mezzanine Level either Tuesday (July 25th) between 1:00pm-4:00pm or Wednesday (July 26th) by 8:45am. 

 See our packed program and special networking events.

Program: 2017 OHF Conference Agenda.pdf

Hotel:  The Florida Hotel and Conference Center, 1500 Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL

Hotel Rate: $105 

Hotel ROOM BLOCK LINK: FPHA - July 2017

Additional hotel:

Hampton Inn Orlando-Florida Mall, 8601 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809


Conference Attire
All conference functions are business casual attire. Please keep in mind that meeting room temperatures vary. You may want to bring a jacket or sweater to all sessions.

Refund Policy
Cancellations received Monday, July 17, 2017, or later will not be refunded.  No exceptions.

PHOTO/VIDEO DISCLAIMER: By registering for and attending this conference, you agree that your image may be taken during the conference and used at any time, without further notification, in printed materials, websites, social media and other marketing purposes.

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