2023 Idaho

Oral Health


and IOHA

25th Anniversary


All oral health champions are invited to Boise on August 10 and 11 for celebration, education, and community-building. Whether you’re a dental professional, an educator, a public health professional, a medical provider, or another kind of oral health champion, we hope you’ll attend. The events are presented by the Idaho Oral Health Alliance (IOHA) and the Idaho Oral Health Program (IOHP).

August 10-11, 2023

JUMP (Jack's Urban Meeting Place)

Thursday, August 10, 5 - 7 P.M.

Join us for the Conference Kick-Off Reception and the IOHA 25th Anniversary Celebration, 5-7 p.m. at JUMP. This cocktail reception will celebrate 25 years of IOHA efforts to bring optimal oral health to Idahoans. Brief comments will start at 5:45 p.m. Congressman Mike Simpson will be our special guest. IOHA members will receive 2 drink tickets. Attire: business casual. Pay for parking at JUMP or any downtown surface lot or parking garage. 

Friday, August 11, 8 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

This full-day free conference will be held in Downtown Boise at JUMP, 8-4:30. Lunch included. Register by August 2. If you register after July 19, please plan to pay for your own parking in the downtown area. Attire: business casual. Full-day conference participants will receive 6 hours of dental continuing education credits (CE).

Agenda (Friday, August 11)

8:30The State of Oral Health in Idaho by Aimee Critser and Jennifer Wheeler
9:00Switch Thinking: Lessons on Managing Change by Becky Henry
10:00Escaping Silos: A Collaborative Approach to Patient Care by M. Colleen Stephenson, RDH-ER, MS, 100 Million Mouths Campaign
11:00Equitable Solutions to Improving Oral Health by Johnny Johnson, Jr., DMD, MS
12:30Lunch presentation: Medicaid in Idaho: Who are the Players and How Do We Work Together as a Team? by Kim Keller, DDS, MBA
2:00Improving Access and Outcomes Using Teledentistry by Brooke MO Fukuoka, DMD, DABSCD and Rachelle Williams, RDH-EA, MS
3:00Dentistry in Underserved Populations – Pocatello Free Clinic Partnership Development by Lexy Swanson, Amy Azizi, LMSW and Rachelle Williams, RDH-EA, MS
4:15Closing Comments

For more information: info@idahooralhealth.org


Thanks to our conference sponsor:

Thanks to our reception sponsors:

Ways to Give

Join today, donate, or make purchases through Fred Meyer Community Rewards and designate the Idaho Oral Health Alliance as the recipient. The IOHA is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization, so your gifts are tax deductible.

Join us in 2023 as we celebrate 25 years of serving Idahoans and working together to seek optimal oral health for all who live within our borders.