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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.

Services Provided:

  • 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.