State Fact Sheet

Children's Dental Health: District of Columbia

District of Columbia

  • May 11, 2011
Children's Dental Health: District of Columbia
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The District of Columbia meets three of the eight benchmarks for improving children’s dental health. The District has continued to improve the percentage of Medicaid-enrolled children receiving dental care, surpassing the benchmark. However, Pew clarified that a dentist’s screening is necessary before a hygienist in a school program can place a sealant, and these programs are present in less than one-quarter of high-risk schools. #
Date:
May 11, 2011
State:
District of Columbia
Report:
The State of Children's Dental Health
 
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