Provides access to primary medical, dental, and mental health services for community members, with emphasis on the medically underserved.
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Boone County Emergency Dental Referral Program
Funded By: Boone County Community Health Fund
The program aims to refer identified consumers directly to an appropriate dental care environment to address the consumer’s acute dental needs, offer an ongoing source of preventive dental care, realize cost savings, and prevent subsequent avoidable ER visits.
- Limited oral exam
- Inta-oral periapical X-ray
- Non-surgical extraction/basic dental service
- Emergency room referral of dental patients to Family Dental Center
Children’s Dental Care Access and Cavity Prevention Program
Funded By: Heart of Missouri United Way – Health Impact Area
The program annually provides oral health promotion education, oral health status screening and fluoride varnish application twice yearly, and referral of children with “early dental care” and “urgent care” dental needs to Family Dental Center providers and to other community-based oral health providers.