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Oral Health and Chronic Disease Management in Older Adults: Promising Practices from Health Centers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The publication describes the bi-directional relationship between oral health and chronic diseases like diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and dementia, and discusses the impact of oral health conditions on older adults, and provide recommendations for caregivers and providers to improve oral health. More Details...

Oral Health and Chronic Disease Management for Older Adults (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Older adults may experience chronic diseases that have impacts to oral health including diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cognitive disorders. This publication highlights promising practices from health centers that have implemented programs to support oral health integration to improve chronic disease outcomes. This document was created in partnership with the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders. More Details...

HRSA UDS Sealant FAQ 2023: Udpated for 2023 Reporting (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the new UDS sealant measure for children between the ages of 6-9 years at risk for dental caries. Developed in consultation with oral health specialists and HRSA staff, the FAQ answers questions asked during NNOHA training and technical assistance sessions and webinars. More Details...

Using Team-Based Care to Improve HIV Linkage to Care Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Renaye James Healthcare Advisors' training addresses why having different components of a multidisciplinary team, when working together to provide HIV services to a suburban community, can be very advantageous and improve care delivery. How to foster effective communication and collaboration among multidisciplinary healthcare teams, including physicians, nurses, specialists, pharmacists, social workers, and other stakeholders, to exchange critical information, insights, and expertise is also essential. The training includes an overview of how to streamline daily healthcare workflows and processes by optimizing task allocation, reducing redundancies, and eliminating barriers to information sharing. The speakers review the outcomes of a successful Ryan White Program. More Details...

BPHCurates: Child and Adolescent Health and Social Resources: Targeted Resources on Food Insecurity, Behavioral Health, Oral Health, Staffing Shortages, and Telehealth to Support Child and Adolescent Health (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource packet provides health centers with resources to develop processes for improving service delivery and outcomes for children and adolescents, specifically related to telehealth, food insecurity, mental and behavioral health, oral health, and staffing shortages and retention. In addition, links to general child and adolescent health center technical resources are provided. More Details...

Dental Therapy Employment Manual for Michigan Community Health Centers (2023). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: A comprehensive guide to help CHCs prepare for and incorporate dental therapists into their dental teams. Although this resource is built around Michigan-specific rules and regulations, CHCs in other dental therapy states may use it as a template to improve readiness. More Details...

Oral Health Access for Residents of Public Housing (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar discusses promising practices to increase access to oral health care for residents of public housing. Viewers will gain strategies for integrating oral health into primary care at health centers serving residents of public housing and other special populations and how care teams can support oral health education and treatment. More Details...

Partnering with Academic Institutions to Develop Service Learning Porgrams: Strategies for Community Health Centers (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication updates NNOHA\'s previous white paper on academic partnerships. Partnerships between academic institutions and community health centers can be a useful strategy to enhance the recruitment and retention of oral health professionals. This publication includes strategies, recommendations, and promising practices from community health centers across the country. More Details...

Improving Care Coordination and Health Outcomes for Diabetic Patients through Medical and Dental Integration: Promising Practice (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: CommUnityCare in Texas shares how their organization implemented medical and dental integration through NNOHA Integration of Diabetes and Oral Health Learning Collaborative to help improve the health outcomes of patients with diabetes. More Details...

Teledentistry Readiness Assessment (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document outlines key areas for the successful implementation of teledentistry. It also includes a readiness assessment for community health centers to determine the level of readiness in their organization for teledentistry. More Details...

Teledentistry Video Example (2022). Resource Type: Other. Description: This video depicts a condensed live, synchronous teledentistry visit utilizing the six steps of an infant oral care visit. More Details...

Supporting LGBTQIA+ Veterans and Connecting to the Veterans Health Administration (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar will increase the capacity of health centers to understand the unique mental and physical health needs of LGBTQIA+ veterans. An overview of how VHA addresses these needs and how to connect with what is offered for health center providers and veterans will be provided. More Details...

NNOHA Teledentistry Checklist and Readiness Assessment (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document outlines key areas for the successful implementation of teledentistry. It also includes a readiness assessment for community health centers to determine the level of readiness in their organization for teledentistry. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The harsh working conditions can place MSAWs at higher risk for health complications as they are most likely to skip meals and take medication at prescribed times when working long shifts.1 Besides lack of health insurance, linguistic barriers, and lack of time for general medical care, MSAWs face a lack of dental insurance and dental care, which can lead to deteriorating oral health. Dental disease is one of the most common and preventable diseases but is not always the priority of patients managing diabetes More Details...

Integrating Oral Health and Primary Care for Patients with Diabetes (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice features Horizon Health Care, Inc. in South Dakota. This health center implemented a medical and dental integration program for patients with diabetes while participating in NNOHA\'s Integration of Diabetes and Oral Health Learning Collaborative. More Details...

NNOHA Community Health Center Workforce Survey: Analysis of 2021 Results (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication summarizes the findings of the NNOHA 2021 Workforce Survey. The purpose of the survey was to provide information and analysis on dental team member salaries, satisfaction, and recruitment and retention strategies in health centers throughout the country. More Details...

Teledentistry for Substance Use Disorder: Promising Practice (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice shares how Terry Reilly Health Center in Idaho uses teledentistry as a tool to increase access to oral health care for patients experiencing substance use disorder. More Details...

“Grow Your Own” Dental Assistant Pipeline Program (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Community health centers (CHCs) need more dental assistants right now – and in the future to recover from COVID-19. For this reason, CPCA is offered this webinar in partnership with the National Network of Oral Health Access (NNOHA) and CHCs to discuss what it takes to “grow your own” dental assistants on September 3rd, 2021. More Details...

Aprendizaje Colaborativo de Teleodontología: Guía para el usuario de Teleodontología (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: La National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) ha trabajado con centros de salud desde la primavera del 2020 para desarrollar y probar diversas estrategias que presten servicios de salud oral y dental a través de la teleodontología síncrona como una consecuencia de la pandemia de COVID-19. Los centros de salud participantes utilizaron la teleodontología para la priorización de emergencias, pero también descubrieron varias aplicaciones innovadoras en la práctica de teleodontología incluida la prestación de servicios dentales preventivos para niños, la provisión de apoyo en el autocuidado y el establecimiento de metas para la salud oral de los pacientes, así como consultas previas a la cirugía y seguimientos postoperatorios, aumentando así el acceso para poblaciones desatendidas o de acceso difícil. More Details...

The Role of Dental Providers in Vaccine Delivery (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This NEW NNOHA publication describes COVID-19 vaccine delivery strategies developed by health centers in states across the country that are utilizing dental providers for vaccine administration. It also highlights policy opportunities to consider for the future that support medical/dental integration and whole-person care in health centers. More Details...

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