Introduction to Oral Health Integration

Module Materials

Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health Integration (RoMoNOH) e-Learning site!

RoMoNOH is a five-year project that aims to develop a regional network of oral health integration within the maternal and child health (MCH) safety net. This site will serve as your source for training and resources for the integration of preventive oral health services into your patient visits for young children and pregnant women.

This is the first of five modules for healthcare teams and will focus on introducing you to the RoMoNOH project, describe why oral health integration is important for primary care practices, and describe the relationship between oral health and systemic health.

Objectives

  • Describe the RoMoNOH project goals and objectives.
  • Describe the rationale for medical and dental integration.
  • Describe dental caries and its impact on children and pregnant women.
  • List the five oral health core clinical competency domains.

Approximate time: 1 hour

This module is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,384,000 with 0% percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Introduction to Oral Health Integration