Improving Access to Prenatal Oral Healthcare: Strategies and Sustainability

Project Overview

8th Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date:   1/1/2013
     Project End Date: 12/31/2014
     Award Amount:       $199,101

Project Goal Statement: To understand how improved access to dental treatment affects the oral-health knowledge and behavior of at-risk pregnant women.

 Community Partner:

Primary Community Partner: Bill Solberg, MSW, LCSW, Columbia St. Mary's
Additional Community Partner Organization: Sixteenth Street Community Health Center

 Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: James Sanders, MD, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Summary Report January 2013 - August 2013 (PDF)
Project Progress Summary Report September 2013 - August 2014 (PDF)
Project Final Report Summary (PDF)

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Columbia St. Mary's

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials
    • Oral health education curriculum developed by Seton Dental Clinic staff dentist for family practice medical students
  • Presentations
    • Presentation to the Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition
    • Poster presentation at the AHW Looking Back, Moving Forward Conference (May 2014)
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