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Implementing Mobile Dental Services in an Elder Care Facility
Promising Practice

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Operations, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising/Best Practices

Resource Subtopic: Oral Health.

Keywords: Medicare , Older Adults (Elders/Elderly).

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFO's, CIO, COO's, CMO's, etc)
Secondary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: National Network for Oral Health Access (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Harbor Health Services in MA identified a need for oral health care for the elderly population in their community. As a result, they implemented a program to offer dental services in an elder care facility in their community. This promising practice describes their program and lessons learned.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.