Rock River Healthy Smiles

Project Overview (PDF)

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
Project Start Date: March 15, 2005
Project End Date: March 14, 2006
Award Amount: $42,658

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to develop a best practice model for the delivery of dental health education and dental health services for low income uninsured and underinsured residents in Dodge and Jefferson Counties by developing a free, sustainable dental clinic.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Dodge-Jefferson Healthier Community Partnership (DJHCP)
Additional Community Partner Organization Name(s):

  • City of Watertown Health Department
  • Dodge County Human Services and Health Department
  • Holt Dental Supply
  • Jefferson County Dental Society
  • Jefferson County Health Department
  • Marquette School of Dentistry
  • Plumber's Local 75
  • Rock River Free Clinic, Inc.
  • St. Vincent DePaul
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: David Schubot, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Articles
    • Article in the Watertown Daily Times announcing the award and details of the project
    • Press release in Jefferson County newspapers
  • Media
    • Executive Director of Dodge-Jefferson Healthier Community Partnership appeared on local television station promoting project
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed a Case Study Report compiling the information gathered during the project
  • Presentations
    • Presentation to Jefferson County Dental Society about the dental clinic and the project’s progress
    • Presentation to the Fort Healthcare Board of Directors identifying the need for a dental clinic to serve underserved populations in Jefferson County
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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