Many individuals in North Dakota lack access to, or do not regularly utilize, dental care. The Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Oral Health has stated that there are opportunities to integrate
medical and dental services in different healthcare and public health settings to support populations with unmet
oral health needs and associated chronic diseases.
Earn CME and View Online Recordings
The goal of this teleECHO™ is to improve access to oral health care for patients in rural and underserved
communities throughout North Dakota. The focus is to build and strengthen capacity among primary care and other
providers responsible for supporting patient well-being.
These free, 45-60 minute, prerecorded trainings can be viewed any time and address best practices in oral
health screening, fluoride varnish application, oral health case management, as well as billing for these
services in non-dental settings. Each recording includes a didactic lecture and case presentations. Live
sessions occurred spring and summer of 2021.
Learn about best practices in oral health screening, fluoride varnish application, oral health case management,
and billing for these services in primary care settings through didactic and case presentations.
Participants will be able to:
Provide comprehensive, integrated, and responsive dental care services in primary care, pediatric, public
health, or family medical center settings
Implement dental screening, fluoride varnish application, and dental referral practices into their clinical
workflow for underserved populations
Acquire new skills, competencies, and best practices in patient care related to oral health