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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.
Janine Musheno, DMD, Candace Owen, RDH, MS, MPH.
This session welcomes dental hygienists and other dental providers to discuss the concept of prioritizing dental sealants during child prophy visits for more effective caries prevention. Research shows the dental sealants are one if not the most effective method of preventing caries in children. This session will present the clinical research supporting dental sealants for arresting and preventing dental caries. It will also discuss the importance of employing strategies to implement the practice of prioritizing sealants first during dental hygiene visits.