Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Announces Dental Sealants Webinar
September 19, 2013 10:23 AM
The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) announces the fifth CMS Learning Lab: Improving Oral Health Through Access, Dental Sealants: An Effective State Strategy to Prevent Dental Caries in Children.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Guest faculty include:
Barbara F. Gooch, DMD, MPH, Associate Director for Science Division of Oral Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
April Burton, Medicaid Dental Manager, Wyoming Department of Health, Division of Healthcare Financing
Jan Paulsen, Dental Program Officer, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
The learning objectives for the webinar are:
Understand the importance of dental sealants in the CMS Oral Health Initiative
Gain knowledge of the science of dental sealants and the evidence for recommending placement
Understand the rationale for Medicaid policies that support dental sealants on primary and permanent teeth
Understand the savings states can realize in supporting dental sealant policies.
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