Marisa K Watanabe, Josih T Hostetler, Yesha M Patel, Jessica M Vergel de Dios, Marc A Bernardo, Mary E Foley
This quality improvement project explored dental caries risk among children residing in El Monte, Calif., a low-income area 16 miles east of Los Angeles. In an attempt to decrease oral health disparities, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine established school-based oral health centers in El Monte and implemented a modified caries risk assessment protocol. Results showed a statistically significant decrease in caries risk following disease management interventions.
June 2016: Journal of the California Dental Association