1 st organized oral health initiative in the county that has a protocol for treating pregnant women
1 st national entity that has a protocol for treating kids at age 1
1 st national oral health quality improvement effort for Health Center dental programs
We have the technology, change package, and desire to do this
How do we get there?
Oral Health Disparities Collaborative Implementation Manual
A tool to give Health Centers the opportunity to replace episodic, reactive care with comprehensive and proactive care, the Oral Health Disparities Collaborative offers the same for health center dental practices
OHDP Patient Satisfaction Survey – Satisfaction survey for dental patients Author: Developed by the Oral Health Disparities Pilot
CHP Dental Balanced Scorecard – A dashboard of measures to assess program improvement and vitality. Author: Community Health Partners
High Plains CHC: Pedo Caries Risk Assessment – Sticker used for children ages 0-5 during initial exam and prevention visit. We print this onto a full page sticker then cut out so it will fit onto our progress note page. There are 2 entries per page.
Research Articles on pregnancy, early childhood oral health, and infant oral care
Oral Health and Pregnancy: A Review Author: Sangeeta Gajendra, B.D.S., M.P.H.;Jayanth V. Kumar, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Clinical Considerations for an Infant Oral Care Program Author: Francisco J. Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
ECC AG-6 step visit – Six steps for the child dental exam including Anticipatory Guidance
Oral Health DSD Indicators – A set of 6 Delivery System Design (also called redesign) measures to assess practice efficiency and patient care effectiveness. Author: Christine St. Andre, Colleen Lampron