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