Oral health is an essential component of overall health. Many aspects of oral health care can be provided by a variety of team members in an integrated model. Community health workers, primary care providers, and behavioral health providers can all help play a role in oral health. Additionally, the dental care team can play a role in overall health and contribute to the COVID-19 response. The oral health delivery model has evolved following the pandemic and new tools such as tele-dentistry are now being utilized. This session will focus on maximizing use of your dental care team from the perspectives of service delivery and return on investment.
Understand current trends in dental care delivery.
Understand different ways to utilize your dental team.
Recognize the benefits and return on investment for their dental team.
Chief Dental Officer,
Salud Family Health Centers