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Interview with Author Mary Otto

Posted Jul 18, 2017

  “In 2007, when I was working as a reporter for the Washington Post, I found myself standing by the hospital bedside of Deamonte Driver, a Maryland schoolboy who was dying of complications from untreated tooth decay.  Doctors said that bacteria from an abscessed tooth had spread to his brain. At the time Deamonte had gotten sick, his mother had been searching for a dentist to see his younger brother who was complaining about dental pain. But they were Medicaid children. And Medicaid dentists were very hard to find.  The story of the death of Deamonte Driver, a few miles from the United States Capitol, helped inspire Congressional hearings and state and national efforts to address the shortage of care for millions of poor children across the country. I covered the unfolding events. There seemed to be so much to learn and to say about dental care — or the lack of it — in America. I kept writing.” Mary Otto   Click here to read NNOHA’s full interview with Mary...

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2017 NNOHA Conference Registration Now OPEN!

Posted Jul 13, 2017

2017 NNOHA Conference Registration Now OPEN!

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New Promising Practice Available – Ohio Hills Dental Program Redesign

Posted May 16, 2017

New Promising Practice Available – Ohio Hills Dental Program Redesign

New Promising Practice Available – Ohio Hills Health Services Dental Program Redesign. Click here to learn more about their story.      

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Recordings of recent NNOHA webinars

Posted May 11, 2017

Recordings of recent NNOHA webinars

Recently, NNOHA hosted a few webinars. Check out the links below for access to the presentation slides and webinar recordings: Contracting for Dental Services: Increasing Access to Care on June 19, 2017 Click here to listen to the recording and click here to download the presentation slides Dental Program Redesign: Digging Deeper with Data to Create Promising Practices on May 15, 2017 Click here to listen to the recording and click here to download the presentation slides Improving Oral Health Using Telehealth-Connected Teams: Opportunities for Health Centers on April 10, 2017 Click here to listen to the recording and click here to download the presentation slides Redesigning your Dental Program on March 17, 2017 Download the slides here and click here to watch the recording Update on the HRSA UDS Sealant Measure on December 19, 2016 Recording of 12/19/16 webinar 12/19/16 Presentation...

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