ARIZONA ORAL HEALTH COALITION PRIORITIES
- Preserve Medicaid including the recent Medicaid expansion
- Promote policies to include comprehensive AHCCCS adult dental benefits, focusing first n pregnant women.
STATEWIDE ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION
- Community outreach, education, and consumer engagement
- Developing culturally appropriate messaging
COMMUNITY-BASED WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
- Investigate models that improve the access to oral healthcare
- This is an expansion of the traditional dental practice, where patients can have a virtual dental home instead of a physical one by using: recorded health information. remote patient monitoring, mobile health, and/ or live audiovisual technology. Expands access to care, especially in rural areas.