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New York University College of Dentistry

Improving access to dental care through interprofessional education and screening

Project Type: 
Interprofessional Oral Health Care
Education
Amount Awarded: 
$25,000
Grant Type: 
DTA Foundation
Year: 
2018

To develop an interprofessional team model whose members will work in a complementary manner to identify dental issues, improve access to care and enhance the oral health of older adults. Dental screening will be provided during six-monthly interprofessional (IP) outreach sessions at the Henry Street Settlement Senior Center.