Dental Pilot Project Advisory Committee meets February 5

What: The quarterly meeting of the state Dental Pilot Project Advisory Committee; the meeting will cover Dental Pilot Project #100, "Oregon Tribes Dental Health Aide Therapist Pilot Project." 

Agenda: Review project modification request; presentation from project; response from project; discuss next site visit. 

When: Feb. 5, 9 a.m. to noon. A public comment period will be held at the end of the meeting. 

Where: Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon St., Room 1A, Portland. Conference line: 888-636-3807, participant code 793800 

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, [email protected]

Dental pilot project information: http://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/PREVENTIONWELLNESS/ORALHEALTH/DENTALPILOTPR...