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Part 6 of the 6 webinar series: Essential Clinical Issues in Migration Health

DATE RECORDED: June 25, 2014
PRESENTED BY: Brett Pack, DMD, Dental Director, Moses Lake Community Health Center and Maria Smith, MPA, Project Director, National Network for Oral Health Access

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To receive CME* or CNE credit after viewing any of these webinars you must do the following:
  • Complete the Participant Evaluation associated with each webinar
  • Send an email with your first and last name stating which webinar you completed to

Note: Only participants of the live webinar are eligible for continuing dental education units.

The Patient-Centered Health Home is a concept being implemented through a variety of approaches including full integration, co-location, shared financing, virtual linkages and facilitated referral and follow-up. Health Homes are an important approach for helping to ensure that health center populations have access to comprehensive health care services, including dental care. This presentation will describe how oral health can be integrated into overall primary care systems to improve health care quality and outcomes of the patients we serve, by illustrating promising practices from an example health center oral health program.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand why medical-dental integration is a positive attribute
  2. Describe examples of medical-dental integration at the clinical level
  3. Receive “take home” examples of how to incorporate oral health into your health center’s Patient-Centered Health Home.



Visit to access resources available to support safety net oral health programs and to join as a member.

Report mentioned during the webinar: Oral Health and the Patient Centered Health Home: Action Guide

Outlines Dental Productivity Guidelines, benchmarks and relevant procedures.

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To establish a procedure by which a LSCHC dentist may refer a patient to the medical clinic for a nurse only visit (without a medical provider visit) to have parenteral antibiotics for an emergency dental abscess.
To establish a procedure by which a patient may have referral for emergency dental problem without a provider visit.
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A few sample dental chart review forms/templates. 

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