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School-Based Dental Health

School-Based Dental Health


Background
Papers address unmet need for dental care, dental health promotion, program development issues, descriptions of model programs, state initiatives in prevention and service delivery.

Clinical operations and management
From appointment procedures to dental quality to management information systems, Dr. Rosenthal’s Toolkit walks you through the essentials of establishing and maintaining a high quality productive dental program.

Financing issues
Four excellent papers focus on various aspects of Medicaid and its support of children’s dental services

State and local dental health policies and programs
Fourteen states describe model programs and funding initiatives to expand dental programs for low-income children.

Dental health services grant program - Caring for Kids grant initiative
Information from a multi-site grant program to expand dental health care through school-based health centers. Individual site descriptions as well as program-wide data are presented.

Resources and links
A handful of excellent resources addressing clinical, program and policy issues.

Bibliography
A brief bibliography focused on school-based oral health services.