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Florida Institute for Health Innovation

Medical/Dental Innovation Pilot

Project Type: 
Kids
Oral Health Impact on Overall Health
Amount Awarded: 
$25,000
Grant Type: 
DTA Foundation
Year: 
2018

(We’re) piloting an innovative strategy for preventive services for children through medical-dental integration (MDI) in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, aimed at increasing access to care for Medicaid-eligible children by embedding dental hygienists trained as Community Dental Health Coordinators (CDHCs) into pediatric primary care practices.