Oral Health Integration

This is a list of resources related to work promoting the integration of oral health and primary care.


Santa Fe Group Salon Panel: Whole Person Care of Older Adults Through an Interprofessional Lens

It was a big month for oral health here in D.C.  On May 8 – 10, a collection of thought leaders came together for The Santa Fe Group Salon, Comprehensive Health Without Oral Health: The Medicare Paradox.  During the conference, PCPCC members Judith Haber and Anita Duhl Glicken, spoke on “Whole Person Care of Older Adults Through and Interprofessional Lens” and emphasized the importance of primary care and oral health integration.
Following the meeting, PCPCC has decided to join the coalition to support a Medicare dental benefit for medically necessary oral and dental health therapies has been established to advance this agenda.  The Community Statement on Medicare Coverage for Medically Necessary Oral and Dental Health Therapies has been signed on to by more than 90 organizations.


A Systems Change Initiative Advancing Interprofessional Education and Integrated Oral Health Care

Anita Duhl Glicken, MSW

Medicare without Oral Health Coverage: Stories from the Front Lines

Hugh Silk, MD, MPH

Improving the Oral Health of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairments via Interprofessional Approaches

Rita A. Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FGSA

PAs are Contributing to Oral Health in Older Adults

Anthony A. Miller, MEd, PA-C

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