Oral Health is Health: Breaking through Barriers and Influencing Change

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Westin Richmond Hotel | Richmond, VA

Read a recap of the 2016 Virginia Oral Health Summit and view photos.


Welcome Address 
K. Joseph Flores, Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources

The Virginia Oral Health Report Card: An Introduction
Robin Haldiman, Child Health Investment Partnership & Virginia Health Catalyst (formerly Virginia Oral Health Coalition)
Sarah Bedard Holland, Virginia Health Catalyst (formerly Virginia Oral Health Coalition)

Trends in Oral Health 
Cassandra Yarbrough, MPP, American Dental Association

Crafting Oral Health Messaging for Change 
Anna Marie Trester, PhD, Frameworks Institute

Oral Health Efforts in Virginia Communities
Facilitator:  Adrienne McFadden, MD, JD, Office of Health Equity
LISTEN (Full panel discussion)

Petersburg Oral Health Engagement Project: Oral Health is Connected to Overall Health
Panelist: Maghboeba Mosavel, PhD, Petersburg Wellness Consortium

Nursing Home Dentistry
Panelist: Bridget Brown, DDS, Sentara Halifax Dental Clinic

Addressing Dental Access in Lenowisco
Panelist: Eleanor S. Cantrell, MD, Virginia Department of Health, Lenowisco Health District

Oral Health Research in Virginia
Facilitator:  David M. Sarrett, DMD, MS, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry
LISTEN (Full panel discussion)

The Role of Nurses in Preventive Oral Health Care for Children
Panelist: Denise Claiborne, BSDH, MS, PhD(c), Old Dominion University

Social Determinants of Participation in a Home Vistation Fluoride Varnish Program
Panelist: Tegwyn Brickhouse, DDS, PhD, VCU Phillips Institute for Oral Health Research

An Assessment of Costs and Savings Associated with Oral Care in the United States in 2014
Panelist: Uma Kelekar, PhD, Marymount University

Leadership for Today: Being an Agent of Change Amidst the Challenges
Mark H. Greenawald, MD, Carilion Clinic

Next Steps: Regional Report Card Work
Sarah Bedard Holland, Virginia Health Catalyst (formerly Virginia Oral Health Coalition)