Colorado’s Oral Health Unit. Katya Mauritson, DMD, MPH (c) Oral Health Unit Director Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Katya.Mauritson@state.co.us. Oral Health Unit. Mission: To improve the oral health of all Coloradans, especially vulnerable populations.
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Katya Mauritson, DMD, MPH (c)
Oral Health Unit Director
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
What is the OHU doing to move the needle?
Monitor Health Status - Surveys
Communication of Data
CDCs Winnable Battles
Motor vehicle injuries
Nutrition, physical activity,
Key Decision Makers:
In FY09-10, 6,076 Colorado children received hospital-based dental care costing Medicaid
An Explanatory Model for Conceptualizing the Social Determinants of Health
U.S. CULTURE & CULTURAL NORMS
SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF
Public Health’s Role in Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
Colorado Department of Public Health - Social Determinants of Health Workgroup
Results of dental screening among children in kindergarten.Colorado Children’s Oral Health Screening, 2003–2004, 2006–2007, and 2011–2012Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Results of dental screening among children in kindergarten by percent of students in the school who are eligible for free or reduced price meal program (FRL).Colorado Children’s Oral Health Screening, 2003–2004, 2006–2007, and 2011–2012 Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment