Bringing partners together to improve the oral health status of all North Carolinians





In the midst of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the health care system, we have put together a dedicated page of resources for oral health care providers and patients. We will continue to update the page with relevant information as it is released from state and national officials. Stay tuned.

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Collective Impact

NCOHC seeks to resolve consumer-level and systemic barriers to good oral health and accelerate the implementation of policies that reduce oral health disparities. Our approach, sustained in evidence-based strategies, places community at the center of our change agenda.

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NCOHC's mission is to improve the overall health and well-being of all North Carolinians by increasing access and equity in oral health care through collaborative partnership, advocacy, and education.

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