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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.
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Distance Learning

Distance Learning Curricula

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

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E-mail Announcement List

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News and Resources

» The Oral Health of Ohio's Children

» Bright Futures/AAP Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care (Periodicity Schedule)

» Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors White Paper: Integrating Oral Health with Primary Health Care

» Bright Futures: Oral Health--Pocket Guide

» At-a-Glance: Community Water Fluoridation

» Medicaid and CHIP in Ohio

» CDC: Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care

» 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.

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Safety Net Dental Clinics

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