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Comprehensive, Shelter-Based Clinic Enhances Access to Oral Health Services for Homeless in Los Angeles 3/26/2014
A collaborative partnership between the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Union Rescue Mission shelter, and other community stakeholders has led to free, comprehensive dental services available to homeless individuals in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.
In-School, Portable Clinic Brings Comprehensive Dental Care to Impoverished Hispanic Children 3/26/2014
A portable clinic uses specially designed equipment to bring full-service dental care to elementary schools serving impoverished, immigrant, and uninsured children.
Comprehensive Statewide Program Combines Training and Higher Reimbursement for Providers With Outreach and Education for Families, Enhancing Access to Dental Care for Low-Income Children 3/12/2014
A comprehensive, multi-stakeholder program combines training and higher reimbursement for dental providers with outreach, education, and support to families, leading to enhanced access to dental care, less tooth decay, and lower dental care costs for young, low-income children.
Archived Hospital-Based Pediatric Clinic Increases Access to Dental Care and Improves Oral Health for Low-Income Children and Children With Disabilities 3/12/2014
A hospital-based outpatient pediatric dental clinic improves access to dental care and oral health for low-income children and children with disabilities.
Partnership Between Private Practice Providers and Hospitals Enhances Access to Comprehensive Dental Care for Underserved, Low-Income Pregnant Women 2/26/2014
A partnership among a periodontist, hospitals, state-funded health clinics, and area dentists enhances access to comprehensive dental care and education about oral hygiene to thousands of low-income pregnant women.
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Bright Futures Materials 10/9/2013
Bright Futures materials are designed to be useful to a wide range of audiences from health care professionals and those who provide health care for children, to parents and others in the community who participate in youth-oriented activities such as coaches, educators, and child care workers.
Washington Dental Service Foundation: Kids Oral Health 7/17/2013
This Web site offers an online course to train primary care providers to deliver oral health preventive services to young children during well-child checks and a collection of related resources addressing oral health.
Snack Smart for Healthy Teeth 5/8/2013
This tool will help children and parents choose the right snacks in order to prevent tooth decay.
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care: Clinical Services 3/27/2013
The tools and resources on this Web page are intended to support the provision of high-quality clinical services in school-based, school-linked, and mobile health centers.
Give Kids a Smile Toolbox 2/27/2013
The ADA launched the GKAS program as a way for dentists across the country to join with others in their community to provide dental services to underserved children.
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Dental Health Programs for Underserved Populations 2/27/2013

Last updated: April 09, 2014.