State Policy Levers for Addressing Preventive Dental Care Disparities for Rural Children: Medicaid Reimbursement to Non-Dental Clinicians for Fluoride Varnish and Dental Hygiene Supervision in Primary Care Safety Net Settings (Full Report)

Date
03/2012
Description
Addresses preventive dental care disparities for rural children by studying access to fluoride varnish applications and the extent that dental hygienists can provide select preventive dental services in primary care safety net settings.
Center
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
Authors
Amy Brock Martin, Jessica Bellinger, Jeff Hatala, Jordan Mitchell, Janice C. Probst