May
31
2017

Healthy Smiles DHHS Dental Training

Dental hygienists with Creighton University School of Dentistry’s school dental program, Healthy Smiles, provided training in May for the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Office of Oral Health and Dentistry. Teams of public health dental hygienists and community health workers from seven rural communities learned how to implement school-based dental sealant programs. School relations, outreach, follow-up and referral, program evaluation, as well as evidence-based clinical recommendations were addressed. Dental sealant lab exercises and demonstrations were available.

The training was part of a week-long course for the… Read More