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CHIPRA Supplemental Dental Families with private insurance but uninsured or underinsured for dental.
Prevention Services School- based/school linked programs Community health workers
Page 8 Develop a model for the implementation of sound, evidence- based strategies to reduce early childhood caries in individual communities.
Dental disease is preventable. There are evidence-based strategies that reduce dental disease. It is possible to leverage existing community assets to implement those strategies in a way that reduces dental disease in a population.
Projects benefits & costs of ECC strategies in 0-5 Medicaid population over a 10-year period Data for making policy & program ECC reduction strategy choices-NYS Prevention Agenda. Public-private partnership CDHP, CDC, NYS Bureau of Dental Health, HFWCNY.
How can various preventive strategies improve the oral health of children ages 0-5 covered by NYS Medicaid and reduce prevalence of ECC? To what extent can reductions in the cost of restorative care offset the cost of preventive programs?
Community Water Fluoridation Tooth brushing Motivational interviewing Bacterial transmission Fluoride varnish