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Provider Education

Approach: Collaborate with obstetrical and/or nurse midwifery associations to train their members to conduct oral health risk assessments, provide preventive oral health care, and make referrals

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: Providers

Provider Education

Approach: Collaborate with Early Head Start programs, home visiting programs, and/or Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinics to train staff to conduct oral health risk assessments, provide preventive oral health care, and refer pregnant women for dental visits

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Expert Opinion

Target Audience: Providers

Teledentistry: Provider Education and Promotion/Provision of Services

Approach: Develop and provide training (or professional development) for oral health professionals at the state and/or local level about teledentistry (including state practice acts and reimbursement policies), and provide teledentistry services for pregnant women

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Scientifically Rigorous

Target Audience: Providers

Teledentistry: Provider Education and Promotion/Provision of Services

Approach: Develop and provide training (or professional development) for oral health professionals at the state and/or local level about teledentistry (including state practice acts and reimbursement policies), and provide teledentistry services for children and adolescents

NPM: 13 - Preventive Dental Visit (Oral Health)

Evidence: Provider training: Expert opinion; Teledentistry: Scientifically rigorous

Target Audience: Providers

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.