The National Oral Health Connection Team (NOHCT)
This group of 21 members (seven each from community, state, and national levels) guides and weaves the Network by Interacting, listening, and communicating the interests of the Network in on-going projects, policies, and positions intended to change systems so that everyone has an equitable chance to thrive.
Supported by three leads—one each from community, state, and national levels — for each of the five OPEN Blueprint
levers. Leads operationalize lever action steps,
design a learning agenda framework, and
develop an implementation and coordination plan for Lever Teams to carry out. The levers are: Amplify Consumer Voices, Advance Oral Health Policy, Integrate Dental and Medical, Emphasize Prevention, and Bring Care to the People.
Regional Oral Health Connection Teams (ROHCT)
These teams “hold the center” of their region —meaning they ensure shared best practices, implement team learning agendas, and communicate state accomplishments and challenges.
Network Response Teams (NRTs)
These teams function as action and/or learning communities around topics of interest to OPEN and the oral health community. NRTs include: