Department of Public Health
   
About Us

Mission

The mission of the Oral Health Program of Public Health is to plan, implement, and coordinate all public health interventions that will prevent the diseases of the oral cavity in Los Angeles County’s residents. In addition, the Dental Director and the staff Public Health Dentist in the Oral Health Program provide the leadership role in the field of dental public health in Los Angeles County. Currently the staff is focusing on public water fluoridation, prevention of Early Childhood Caries (ECC), and increasing the access to the dental care for residents of the County.

Vision

The vision of the Oral Health Program is that all Los Angeles County residents will benefit from good oral health and recognize it as an important component of good general health.



Oral Health Program - Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Mission: The mission of the Oral Health Program of Public Health is to plan, implement, and coordinate all public health interventions that will prevent diseases of the oral cavity in Los Angeles County's residents. In addition, the Dental Director and the Public Health Dentist in the Oral Health Program provide the leadership role in the field of dental public health in Los Angeles County. Currently, the staff is focusing on public water fluoridation, prevention of Early Childhood Caries (ECC), and increasing access to dental care for residents of the County.

Vision: The vision of the Oral Health Program is that all Los Angeles County residents will benefit from good oral health and recognize it as an important component of good general health.




 
Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
Los Angeles County Seal: Enriching lives through effective and caring services