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Clinical Education: Oral Health
American Dental Hygiene Association
Our members enjoy professional support, educational programs, and numerous opportunities for participation in association decision making. With your support, we can carry out our mission to advance the art and science of dental hygiene, and to promote the highest standards of education and practice in the profession.
Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures Program
Colgate-Palmolive's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program partners with the American Dental Association to provide free dental screenings and checkups for needy kids across the USA. Phone: 1-800-293-4502
Dental Productivity Guidelines
Outlines Dental Productivity Guidelines, benchmarks and relevant procedures.
- Dental Productivity Guidelines.pdf( 254.93 Kb )
Your dental employment opportunity website. Designed specifically for the dental industry; providing inexpensive job opportunity advertising for dental practices, groups, educational institutions, suppliers and manufacturers.
Find a Dentist
Enter the city or zip code for a list of nearby dentists, or search by state.
Innovations in Oral Health Care Initiative--HRSA
Oral health is one of HRSA's Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS). The SPNS Innovations in Oral Health Care Initiative funds 15 demonstration sites for up to five years to support organizations using innovative models of care to provide oral health care to HIV-positive, underserved populations in both urban and non-urban settings.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is to respond to the needs of states and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues. OHRC supports health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families.
National Network for Oral Health Access
The National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) is a nationwide network of dental providers who care for patients in Migrant, Homeless, and Community Health Centers. These providers understand that oral disease can affect a person's speech, appearance, health, and quality of life and that inadequate access to oral health services is a significant problem for low-income individuals.
NFDH-National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Search for local services in 34 states FREE, comprehensive dental care for elderly, disabled, and medically compromised adults.
Opportunities To Use Medicaid in Support of Access to Oral Health Care Services
Medicaid is a significant source of financing for oral health services, particularly for children and adolescents. Almost universally, however, Medicaid programs identify access to dental care as a significant and persistent problem for persons with Medicaid. Oral health status and access to dental services are issues for all populations served by Medicaid. This document from HRSA discusses some of the most critical issues in improving oral health access through Medicaid.