Focus Area 1: Improved Access to and Utilization of Quality Oral Health Care

Indicator 1.3c: % of Medicaid/CHIP Eligibles Receiving a Sealant on a Permanent Molar Tooth


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Incomplete list of critical partnerships identified to address underlying factors and garner support:

Florida Association of Community Health Centers • Florida Agency for Health Care Administration • Florida Department of Health • Florida Chapter of the AAP • Florida Department of Education • Florida CHAIN • Community Catalyst • Florida Legal Services • Office of the Governor • State Legislature • Human Services Organizations • Area Agencies on Aging • Managed Care Plans • Community Health Workers • Social Workers • Group Dental Practices • Insurance Groups/Managed Care • Hospitals • Primary Care Professionals • School Districts • Early Childhood Coalitions • Legislators • Lobbyists • Florida Head Start State Collaboration Office • Special Olympics Florida • Florida Dental Hygiene Association • Tribal Councils • National Dental Association • National Hispanic Association • Urban League

What Works

Increase and improve public awareness campaigns regarding oral health • Provide continuing education for oral health providers to increase proficiency regarding the treatment of vulnerable populations • Educate medical providers about the importance of oral health • Advocate for higher Medicaid reimbursement for dental care • Develop a statewide oral health surveillance plan • Separate fluoridation web paper for the consumer • Social media presence increase Increase webinars

Story Behind the Curve
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