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Ohio Safety Net Dental Clinics is a comprehensive online portal to the tools and information necessary to start and maintain the operations and delivery of health care services in safety net dental clinics in Ohio.
Read about Ohio's safety net dental clinics.

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In the Spotlight

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Distance Learning

Eight distance learning curricula available

Online training in clinic operations, financial management, and clinical care for staff. Continuing education credits and self-assessment quizzes are available.

News and Resources

Register now for the American Association for Community Dental Programs Symposium, held as a pre-conference to the National Oral Health Conference, April 26–27, 2015, in Kansas City, Missouri

» COHAT releases toolkit: Children's Oral Health: Recent Research and Best Practice Recommendations

» Health Partners of Western Ohio is featured in NNOHA newsletter for its role as an Oral Health Core Clinical Competency Pilot Project.
See also: Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice
See also:  A User’s Guide for Implementation of Interprofessional Oral Health Core Clinical Competencies: Results of a Pilot Project
See also: NNOHA webinar Feb 23 about the guide and implementation strategies

» National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program is accepting applications through March 30, 2015

» New! Ohio School Nurse Toolkit from the Children's Oral Health Action Team helps plan and implement an oral health program in schools and school districts

» School-Based Dental Sealant Program Reference Guide for Tooth Surface Assessment and Selection
This pocket guide reviews the criteria and methods for tooth selection prior to sealant placement, repair, or replacement

Operational Manuals

 Safety Net Dental Clinic Manual

Safety Net Dental Clinic Manual
Intended to assist oral health professionals implement a safety net dental clinic. Includes links to sample policies, budget worksheets, design tips, equipment photos, and websites.

Mobile-Portable Dental Manual

Mobile-Portable Dental Manual
Iinformation to help make decisions about programs using mobile vehicles, portable equipment, or a combination system.

Snapshot of Ohio's Safety Net Dental Clinics

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Safety Net Dental Clinics

Interactive pie charts show the distribution of safety net dental clinics in Ohio.

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