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News Release
Dental Pilot Project Program Technical Review Board meets May 16 - 05/14/19

May 14, 2018

Media contact: Jonathan Modie, 971-246-9139, phd.communications@dhsoha.state.or.us

Dental Pilot Project Program Technical Review Board meets May 16

What: A public meeting of the state Dental Pilot Project Program’s Technical Review Board. Purpose of the meeting is to review an application to the Dental Pilot Project Program from Willamette Dental titled “Dental Hygiene Restorative Function Endorsement Model.” The purpose of the project is to investigate the feasibility of adopting a dental therapist model as a new category of dental care provider for Oregon.

Agenda: Review pilot project application to the Dental Pilot Project Program.

When: May 16, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no public comment period.

Where: Oregon Oral Health Coalition, 9140 SW Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon. No call-in option is available.

Background: Dental Pilot Projects are intended to evaluate the quality of care, access, cost, workforce, and efficacy by teaching new skills to existing categories of dental personnel; developing new categories of dental personnel; accelerating the training of existing categories of dental personnel; or teaching new oral health care roles to previously untrained persons.

Program contact: Sarah Kowalski, 971-673-1563, ah.e.kowalski@dhsoha.state.or.us">sarah.e.kowalski@dhsoha.state.or.us

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