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NSDS Special CE Meeting – Zoom Meeting
February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NSDS Special CE Meeting – Thursday, February 17th via Zoom
Speaker: Linda Neuhauser, DrPH, MPH and Vincent Filanova, DDS
CE courses on Oral Health Literacy, Oral Health Disparities, Cultural competency, and Update on Medi-Cal Dental program. We want to personally invite everyone to the course. The topics are so relevant to the current state of dentistry. As all of us involved in dentistry, know how important it is to help our patients understand oral disease and how to prevent it from occurring. This meeting will provide you with resources and strategies to help your patients. The topics of Oral Health Disparities and Cultural Humility will help define the issues and provide understanding on how these issues affect the dental/oral health of our patients.
Representatives of Delta Dental will be providing an overview of the Medi-Cal dental program and an innovative program called CalAIM, which is providing enhances payment for services to Medi-Cal patients. This will be an informative evening that will have information and resources for you, and your staff to be able to continue to provide the best care to your patients.
Best yet, it’s free with 3 CE credits!
Topic/Presenters for the Feb. 17th course:
1. “Addressing Oral Health Disparities and Advancing Oral Health Equity in California”
Lynn Walton-Haynes, DDS, MPH
Dental Program Consultant
Center for Healthy Communities
Office of Oral Health, California Department of Public Health
2. “Oral Health Literacy”
Linda Neuhauser, DrPH, MPH
Clinical Professor, Community Health Sciences
Co-Principal Investigator, Health Research for Action Center
School of Public Health, University of California-Berkeley
3. “Cultural Humility”
Lesley Latham, DDS, MS I Director, Dental
Eastmont Wellness Center I Alameda Health System
4. “Smile, California-Medi-Cal Dental Programs”
Provider Representative, State Government Programs, Medi-Cal Dental Program
For more information, contact:
Gail Grimm, CAE
Napa Solano Dental Society