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Dental Health Services Resources

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Dental Health Services in Schools (Source: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools)


Dr. Rosenthal's Toolkit: Clinical and Management Tools for Effective School-Based Dental Programs

Background Information

Caring for Kids: Expanding Dental and Mental Health Services through School-Based Health Centers

Children's Dental Health Needs and School-Based Services: A Fact Sheet

Children's Oral Health: State Initiatives and Opportunities to Address the Silent Epidemic, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Executive Summary.

School-Based Dental Health: Considerations for Program DevelopmentPowerpoint file

School-Based Sealant Program Reduces Disparities in Sealant Use: A CDC press release

Financing Issues

Children's Dental Care Access in Medicaid: The Role of Medical Care Use and Dentist Participation - HTML version. PDF version. Department of Health and Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration. Issue Brief No. 2, June 2003.

Guide to Children's Dental Care In Medicaid. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services. October 2004.
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State and Local Dental Health Initiatives

State Innovations to Improve Dental Access for Low-Income Children: A Compendium Update. American Dental Association, January 2005.