Even if there is not a formalized oral health workgroup in your area, your community already has many of the essential ingredients to improve oral health through partnership and system change.

Below are some resources to help you get started and foster greater collaboration to improve oral health in your community.

Ready to Start an Alliance in Your Region?

The Virginia Health Catalyst is ready to help provide guidance and assistance as you start your Regional Oral Health Alliance

Alliance-Building Resources

Building Your Alliance

Understand the fundamental components of collective impact and system change.

Developing and Implementing an Action Plan

Bring community partners together to harness your shared expertise and resources.


Evaluate Your Progress

Periodically check in and adjust your plan as needed to accurately measure success and meet goals.

Examples of measuring goals