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West Central District Health Department

  • Project Title: West Central Dental Clinic "Tooth Tour"
  • Grant Period: 05/01/2009 – 04/30/2012
  • Program Representative Interviewed: Shannon Vanderheiden, Health Director
  • Location: North Platte, Nebraska
  • Program Overview: This program established a mobile dental clinic called the "Tooth Tour" to reach underserved elementary school-aged children. The mobile dental clinic travels to participating elementary schools within a three service area. Services provided by the clinic include dental examinations, screenings, cleanings, X-rays, and fluoride varnish applications. In addition, dental hygienists travel to schools to provide oral health education to students.

Models Represented by this Program: