Medicaid reimbursement is now available for the application of fluoride varnish to children's teeth by pediatric primary care providers (PCPs) in New York State. This simple procedure can be integrated into regular office examinations and will help prevent early childhood caries.
Read What You Need to Know About Fluoride Varnish and How You Can Promote Early Childhood Oral Health (PDF)
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Many adults have some form of gum disease, and it can range from swollen gums in mild cases to loose teeth in more severe cases.
Learn more about Gum Disease.
There are a number of online training and information for healthcare providers, such as the following:
Read about The Status of Oral Health in New York City (PDF)
Read about Promoting Oral Health (City Health Information) (PDF)
If you are a school-based dental provider, read our guidelines for starting or expanding a school-based dental program (SBHC-D) (PDF).
If you are a dental provider willing to take on under- or uninsured patients please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about inclusion in the 311 online and phone referral system.
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