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For Dental Providers

For Dental Providers

Tobacco Prevention and Counseling

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence Booklet for Dental Providers
Tobacco Assessment Scale
Fagerstrom Test
American Dental Association Cessation Medication Card
Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program
Montana Quit Line 
CDC Tobacco Use website

Access to Baby and Child Dentistry Montana

Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (AbCd) Montana is a program to improve the oral health of young children through establishing a dental home early in life.  The program focuses on providing preventive care to Medicaid-enrolled children under the age of six years based on risk assessment.  Participating dentists are required to complete certification training to become an AbCd enrolled provider.  Additional information and training resources are available on the Bright Smiles Montana website.

Dental EPSDT Coding Chairside Guide

Medicaid and HELP Coverage

Recorded Trainings

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Perinatal Oral Health Program (pOHP) offers training and resources to prevent dental disease.
pOHP Training
Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement

Oral Health Professional Cultural Competency

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Office of Minority Health offers oral health professionals basic knowledge and skills related to cultural and linguistic competency on the Think Cultural Health website.

Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage 

CDC Diabetes Toolkit

To enhance the integration of oral health into primary medical care the CDC offers a toolkit, Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry.

Safety Net Dental Clinic Manual

Mobile-Portable Dental Clinic Manual

Incurred Medical Expenses: A How-To-Guide

The Incurred Medical Expense ADA Resource offers guidance for dental providers in reimbursement for geriatric patients.