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Promising Practice: Using Teledentistry to Improve Prenatal Care
This publication describes how the University of California, Irvine Family Health Center provides synchronous teledentistry services to pregnant patients.
NNOHA Teledentistry Visit Example
This video, featuring Dr. Yogita Thakur of Ravenswood Family Health Center, depicts a condensed live, synchronous teledentistry visit utilizing the six steps of an infant oral care visit. This video was funded through NNOHA's Training and Technical Assistance Partnership with HRSA.
NNOHA Teledentistry Checklist and Readiness Assessment
This document outlines key areas for the successful implementation of teledentistry. It also includes a readiness assessment for community health centers to determine the level of readiness in their organization for teledentistry.
Teledentistry User’s Guide
Teledentistry is an emerging trend to help improve access to oral health care, improve the dental care delivery system, and lower costs. NNOHA has worked with health centers since Spring 2020 to develop and test a variety of strategies to deliver dental services via synchronous teledentistry. This User’s Guide gives an overview of teledentistry, describes its use in health center dental programs, and includes practical tools for implementing teledentistry.
NNOHA Generic Teledentistry Workflow
Lessons Learned from the NNOHA Teledentistry Collaborative
This document includes the powerful lessons learned during the 2021-2022 NNOHA Teledentistry Learning Collaborative.
Teledentistry during COVID-19 – Promising Practice
This promising practice shares how Petaluma Health Center in California implemented teledentistry to improve access to oral health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Promising Practice: Teledentistry for Substance Use Disorder
This promising practice features Terry Reilly Health Center in Idaho. The health center implemented a teledentistry program for patients experiencing substance use disorder. The publication was originally published in October 2021.
Promising Practice: Implementing a Pediatric Teledentistry Program
This promising practice shares how Finger Lakes Health Center uses teledentistry to increase access to care.
FQHC Telehealth Video Series
NNOHA partnered with Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resources Center to create a series of videos designed to provide educational content for Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics to assist with their telehealth implementation. The content is also useful for other types of providers and organizations.
Increasing Oral Health Access Through Teledentistry
This promising practice is the story of Ravenswood’s Virtual Dental Home Project which is part of their strategy to increase access to care in south San Mateo County.
NNOHA's COVID-19 Teledentistry Resources
This webpage includes resources for implementing teledentistry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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