Dental Pilot Project Advisory Committee meets September 25

What: The quarterly meeting of the state Dental Pilot Project Advisory Committee. The meeting will cover Dental Pilot Project No. 100, "Oregon Tribes Dental Health Aide Therapist Pilot Project." 

Agenda: Review prior recommendations from advisory committee; response from project; review site visit; discuss next site visit. 

When: Sept. 25, 10 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 1E, 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]

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