Skip to main content

State Policy Levers for Addressing Preventive Dental Care Disparities for Rural Children: Medicaid Reimbursement to Non-Dental Clinicians for Fluoride Varnish and Dental Hygiene Supervision in Primary Care Safety Net Settings

Additional link
Description
Addresses preventive dental care disparities for rural children by studying access to fluoride varnish applications and the extent that dental hygienists can provide select preventive dental services in primary care safety net settings.
Author(s)
Amy Brock Martin, Jessica Bellinger, Jeff Hatala, Jordan Mitchell, Janice C. Probst
Date
03/2012
Type
Document
Organization
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Tagged as
Children and youth · Medicaid · Oral health · Policy · Primary care · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention