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NNOHA is the largest group of safety-net oral health practitioners in the country, and our members all share a commitment to increasing access to quality oral health care for underserved populations. NNOHA is committed to providing the highest quality resources and support designed to meet the unique needs of our members and their programs.
Wayne Cottam, DMD, MS.
As communities continue to look for innovative ways to deliver care, telehealth has opened up pathways for healthcare providers to administer services to underserved populations. A. T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH) received a HRSA grant to develop new interprofessional education curriculum, including funds for interprofessional telehealth-connected teams. Patients seen include children/teenagers, adults with special needs, and low-income seniors. ASDOH works with with social services or medical teams to coordinate the delivery of care, including triage, radiographs, exams, and preventive care. ASDOH trains dental students in various areas of teledentistry including program development, technology, and working with medical providers to triage and coordinate care for urgent dental needs.