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Caregiver/Parent Education/Counseling

Approach: Share postcards or conduct motivational interviews with families that focus on the importance of dental enrollment and how to set up appointments

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Caregiver/Parent

Patient Education/Counseling

Approach: Integrate oral health messages and strategies within existing community-based maternal and infant health programs

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Patients

Preventive Oral Care Outreach with Early Head Start, Head Start, Home Visiting, and WIC Clinics

Approach: Collaborate with Early Head Start and Head Start programs, home visiting programs, and/or WIC clinics to train staff to provide preventive oral health care and referrals to oral health professionals for dental visits

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Caregiver/Provider

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.