Oral Health America’s Webinar Series

Oral Health America's Webinar Series consists of monthly webinars to provide technical assistance and to create a forum for programs to share information about best practices and innovative projects. We offer webinars for both our Smiles Across America and Wisdom Tooth Project programs.

Upcoming Webinars

October 11 , 2018 at 2:00 PM Central
Elderly Risk for Rapid Oral Health Deterioration: The ROHD Concept

This one hour webinar lecture intended to provide an overview of how a clinician can assess the risk of rapid oral heath deterioration among older adults.

Intended Audience: Dentists and Hygienists; Clinical Managers; FQHC Managers; State Oral Health Program Directors; School-Based Health Center Managers; Health Plan and 3rd-Party Payer Staff; Grants Management Staff; Grant Writers.

Presenters: Dr. Leornardo Marchini

Learning Objectives:

1. To identify risk factors for rapid oral health deterioration among older adults
2. To categorize patients into risk categories by taking into account risk factors and disease progression
3. Attendees should be able to factor risk of rapid oral heath deterioration in when treatment planning
4. Attendees should be able to factor risk of rapid oral heath deterioration in when communicating with the patient

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Upcoming Webinars

November 19 , 2018 at 11:00 AM Central
Inclusion of Athletic Trainers into a School-based health centers: Next steps in interprofessional practice and community health

The association between low education level, low socioeconomic status and poor health outcomes has been established in the literature. School-based health centres (SBHCs) are models in community health and healthcare delivery designed to address this cycle in adolescents. However, the inclusion of allied health professionals, specifically Athletic Training, is not typical in the SBHC model. In this webinar we will discuss the addition to SBHCs as well as the outcomes of integrating an AT into a clinic in a high school in St. Louis, MO. 

Intended Audience: Dentists and Hygienists; Clinical Managers; FQHC Managers; State Oral Health Program Directors; School-Based Health Center Managers; Health Plan and 3rd-Party Payer Staff; Grants Management Staff; Grant Writers.

Presenters: Kemba Noel-London with Dr. Anthony Breitbach

Learning Objectives:

1.Describe Athletic Trainers and their scope of practice
2. Evaluate the potential benefits and disadvantages of adding Athletic Trainers to SBHCs
3. Describe how Athletic Trainers can be integrated in SBHCs 4.Develop a plan for introducing ATs into SBHCs in the participants’ community 

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