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NNOHA Teledentistry Workflow (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: A sample generic workflow provides an example of how oral health care can be delivered through teledentistry. More Details...

NNOHA Operations Manual - Workforce Chapter (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This chapter of NNOHA's Operations Manual provides helpful tools and resources for tackling the issues related to workforce in Health Center oral health programs. More Details...

NNOHA Operations Manual: Workforce Chapter V2 (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This chapter provides helpful tools and resources for tackling the issues related to workforce in Health Center oral health programs. Topics include recruitment and retention of dental team members, staffing ratios, and strategies to decrease burnout. More Details...

Integrating Oral Health into Prenatal and Pediatric Care — Promising Practice (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice shares how Albany Area Primary Health Care in Georgia implemented a medical and dental integration program in their OBGYN and pediatric clinic. More Details...

Webinar Recordings and Slides — COVID-19: Oral Health COVID-19 Webinars (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webpage includes all recordings and slides from NNOHA's live webinars related to COVID-19. The webinars include content on self-care, teledentistry, and oral health workforce. More Details...

Oral Health Listening Session Findings — COVID-19 (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NNOHA hosted three oral health listening sessions on health center dental programs' responses to COVID-19. The listening sessions focused on protecting the community and protecting the dental team. The findings of the three listening sessions are provided in this document in addition the webinar recordings. More Details...

Think Yes to Care Customer Service Training (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This customer service training model and related materials will allow providers to standardize the service they provide to clients, community partners, and each other. This model was created in 2016, and was adapted from the Multnomah County Library Think Yes! Customer Service Initiative. More Details...

Survey of School-Based Oral Health Programs Operated by Health Centers (2014). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This paper presents the results of a national online surveys of Health Centers that NNOHA conducted in June 2013 to obtain information about school-based oral health programs located in school-based health centers. More Details...

Payment Innovation and Health Center Dental Programs: Case Studies from Three States (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As dental care reimbursement follows the trends of healthcare overall towards value-based payment reimbursement, lessons from pioneers in dental payment innovation will inform effective health center strategies that will both strengthen the dental safety network and improve the oral health of the communities they serve. This document outlines interviews from organizations in three states on how health center dental programs are adapting clinical care systems under payment innovation incentives. More Details...

Implementing Mobile Dental Services in an Elder Care Facility: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: 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. More Details...

Implementing a Pediatric Teledentistry Program: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Finger Lakes Community Health in New York established a successful teledentistry program. The teledentistry program focuses on providing pediatric dental care since. This promising practices will discuss lessons learned for this program. More Details...

Establishing a Dental Clinic in a Hospital Emergency Department: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice follows Community Health Center of Franklin County in Massachushetts. This health center established a dental clinic in a hospital emergency department as an emergency room diversion strategy for patients experiencing dental problems. More Details...

Adding Restorative Care to Health Center Mobile Dental Programs: Promising Practice (2012). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Community Health Center, Inc in CT has provided mobile dental services to school-aged children since 2002. One challenge for this program was that children were not completing restorative care recommended in the mobile dental program. This promising practices shares how this health center added restorative care to their mobile dental program. More Details...

NNOHA Operations Manual - Quality Chapter (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers strive to deliver quality care that leads to positive patient outcomes. This chapter of the NNOHA Operations Manual will explore quality improvement for oral health programs. More Details...

Oral Health and Disease in People Living with HIV Disease (2013). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Powerpoint presentation describes the latest trends in oral manifestations seen in association with medically complex patients, discusses how to recognize and manage the most common oral manifestations seen in association with medically complex patients, explains Dental Treatment Considerations for HIV+ patients, and describes post exposure protocols after an incident in the dental setting. More Details...

Health Screenings in the Dental Office (2011). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Powerpoint presentation describes the importance of screening in a dental clinic and includes data from the CDC National Diabetes Fact Sheet, discusses the first reports of HIV/AIDS, and reviews the CDC's basics of HIV including counseling and testing recommendations. It provides a detailed rationale for current prevention efforts. More Details...

Benefits of Oral HIV Testing in the Dental Chair: Promising Practice (2012). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice describes how the Columbia College of Dental Medicine in New York developed an iniative to conduct HIV testing in the dental clinic. More Details...

Oral Health and Diabetes for Patients Experiencing Homelessness: Fact Sheet (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NNOHA and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council partnered to develop this fact sheet on oral health and diabetes for patients experiencing homelessness. This purpose is to highlight linkages between periodontal disease, diabetes, and homelessness, as well as address, frequently asked questions related to understanding and caring for individuals who are experiencing homelessness. More Details...

Mobile Dental Units for School-Based Dental Care: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Gaston Family Health Services in North Carolina established a robust school-based dental program utilizing mobile dental units. This promising practice discusses the health center's mobile dental program to increase access to care for school children. More Details...

Adding Mobile Dental Services to a Pediatrics Clinic: Promising Practice (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Harbor Health Services in Massachusetts identified the need for dental services at a primary care location at their health center that did not have a dental clinic. The health center decided to add portable dental equipment to the medical site. This promising practice will discuss how the program was developed and lessons learned. More Details...

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