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National Dental Association

Links to Oral Health for Expectant Moms

Project Type: 
Oral Health Impact on Overall Health
Amount Awarded: 
Grant Type: 
DTA Foundation

This pilot project will be the first of its kind administered by the NDA for women by women and will address the alarming lack of prenatal dental care by Medicaid enrolled pregnant women in Washington, DC and Southern Maryland. It will adopt the Best Practices of two existing NDA programs (NDA Women’s Health Symposium [NDA-WHS] and NDA-HEALTH NOW® [NDA-HN]) to leverage the collective talents of the women dentists.