MOBILE DENTAL PROGRAMS
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Mobile Dental Units for School-Based Dental Care
This promising practices describe how Gaston Family Health Services implemented a school-based dental program with mobile dental units.
Adding Mobile Dental Services to a Pediatrics Clinic
Harbor Health in MA wrote this promising practice to share how they added mobile dental services to help increase access to care for pediatric patients.
Adding Restorative Care to Health Center Mobile Dental Programs
This promising practice describes several ways to add restorative care to Health Center mobile dental programs.
Implementing Mobile Dental Services in an Elder Care Facility
This promising practice features Harbor Health. Their organization implemented a mobile dental program to increase access to oral health care for people in elder care facilities.
OSAP: Infection Control Resources for Portable and Mobile Dental Services
OSAP offers resources on infection prevention and control. This webpage includes site assessments and checklists for mobile dental units and portable dental equipment.
Clinical Algorithms for Using SDF, PVP-I, Fluoride Varnish, and GIC in Mobile School Programs
Joana Cunha-Cruz, DDS, PhD, Sharity Ludwig, EPDH, MS, Tina Sopiwnik, DMD.
This session delivers practical knowledge on how to introduce clinical algorithms and evidence-based care into mobile care systems for children and how these new approaches are integrated into services for the Medicaid clients under managed care. The session addresses the new and innovative use of silver diamine fluoride, povidone iodine, fluoride varnish, and glass ionomer cements for both arrest and prevention of tooth decay, moving care from the surgical to atraumatic medical model.
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