For Dental Providers
Tobacco Prevention and Counseling
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence for Dental Providers
Tobacco Assessment Scale
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. 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 Care During Pregnancy
Perinatal Oral Health Program (pOHP) offers training and resources to prevent dental disease.
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.
Incurred Medical Expenses: A How-To-Guide
The Incurred Medical Expense ADA Resource offers guidance for dental providers in reimbursement for geriatric patients.