Availability, Access, & Uptake
Reduction in dental carries and increased overall dental care through education and integration with medical clinics for increased access to preventative dental care.
- Connect with key staff at nursing schools. Find out if they integrate oral health into learning and, if not, share about Smiles for Life modules.
- Visit decision-makers for medical facilities. Provide education through sharing the fluoride varnish toolkit and Smiles for Life modules. Education could be offered through lunch and learns/free CMEs, etc.
- Work with Medicaid to eliminate the limit to CPT codes for varnish 99188 and CDT D1206.