Future plans and dreams oral health coalition

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Future plans and dreams oral health coalition

  1. 1. Future Plans and Dreams Oral Health Coalition May 26, 2010 Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  2. 2. Seal-A-Smile Program 2010-2012 •expand Seal-A-Smile to other schools with children at high risk of dental disease •adopt 2-year rotation schedule for Seal-A-Smile schools Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  3. 3. The following schools do not meet 3 or more COHS goals. Public Health Services will be expanding the Seal-A-Smile program to include these schools in 2010-11: • Bishop Filevich • Hugh Cairns • Brevoort Park • Lanigan • Buena Vista • Sutherland • Clavet Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  4. 4. The following schools do not meet 4 or more COHS goals. Services are provided by: University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry Mayfair Westmount White Buffalo Youth Lodge Pleasant Hill Princess Alexandra St. Francis St. Mary Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  5. 5. Masters of Public Health Student Work 2009: Vinay Kumar •12 Regional and Provincial Dental Screening Reports 2010: Genevieve Braganza •Dental Health Survey with Vulnerable Populations •Study of children under 6 who have had surgery, including for dental treatment Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  6. 6. Public Health Services Dental Clinic How can we help families who have no insurance and minimal ability to pay for services, to establish a “dental home?” Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  7. 7. Partnerships How can we work more collaboratively with: •EGADZ •Food for Thought •Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby •Kids First •Saskatoon Open Door Society •School Divisions •SWITCH •Westside Community Clinic •White Buffalo Youth Lodge •YWCA Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  8. 8. How can we work with other organizations and agencies to disseminate oral health messages and information? Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  9. 9. Sooner, Safer, Smarter: A Plan to Transform the Surgical Patient Experience – March 2010 Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  10. 10. Sooner, Safer, Smarter: A Plan to Transform the Surgical Patient Experience – March 2010 Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  11. 11. Ministry of Health and Saskatoon Health Region Senior Strategies How can we collaboratively work together to ensure oral health issues are included for: •Long Term Care residents •Older adults and seniors who cannot access care due to cost or mobility •Vulnerable adults in the community Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region
  12. 12. Provincial Dental Health Officer Advocate for a provincial dental health officer who is a public health dentist and will: •liaison with Chief Deputy Health Officer of Canada, and with other provinces •Develop provincial oral health plan to address oral health inequities Healthiest People~Healthiest Communities~Exceptional Service © 2010, Saskatoon Health Region

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