This document provides a brief overview of one state’s
effort to recognize the value of integrated oral health care
services in the primary care setting. It examines critical challenges, opportunities
to overcome those challenges, and outcomes that others
considering service integration should consider in their
efforts to improve health outcomes with adequate
This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement number U30CS16089, Technical Assistance to Community and Migrant Health Centers and Homeless for $6,375,000.00 with 0% of the total NCA project financed with non-federal sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.