Pinellas County Oral Health Collaborative Task Groups [PDF]>>
Pinellas Country Oral Health Coalition Task Groups
General Coalition - Chair, Karen P. Buckenheimer
The mission of the Pinellas County Oral Health Coalition is to give a voice to the oral health community through awareness and education.
Access to Care - Chair, Amy Anderson
Charged with developing action plans for increasing access to care for uninsured/underinsured children and adults, while impacting health through policy changes and improved advocacy for oral health issues.
Prevention - Chair, Open
Charged with developing action plans to improve/increase prevention programs for children in the county that focus on:
- Water fluoridation
- Dental sealant programs
- Fluoride Varnish programs
- Dental screening events
Education and Messaging - Chair, Open
Charged with developing actions plans to support social marketing campaigns/oral health messaging that covers the following areas:
- Oral Health Education
- Update and management of content on Oral Health website(s)
- Creation of resources to support the collaborative goals and action steps
Executive Task Group - Chair, Karen P. Buckenheimer
- The entire Coalition is charged with developing action plans for sustaining the goals of the Oral Health Collaborative through sponsorships and grants.
*The Prevention Task Group was combined with the Access to Care Task Group