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Cavity Free at Three offers customized, free, on-site training to medical and dental professionals. We provide the skills, knowledge and resources you need to deliver preventive dental/oral health services to infants, toddlers and pregnant women.

Join nearly 5,000 trained child health advocates working to end dental disease in young children!

 

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Dental Professionals

Complete a training together with your medical colleagues or request an in-person training specifically tailored for dental professionals which addresses tips for growing your dental practice by increasing preventive services for infants, toddlers and pregnant women.

 

Medical Professionals

To qualify for reimbursement of oral health services through Colorado Medicaid, medical providers must complete either:

 

  1. Cavity Free at Three training OR
  2. Smiles for Life National Curriculum online.

 

In-Person Training Option

Training is customized to meet your needs as a medical or dental professional or health care organization.

Full certification training for medical providers is approximately two and a half hours, including presentations on infant oral health and prenatal oral health and a hands-on training module. The training can be customized based on your practice’s needs.

You will receive:

  • Comprehensive training from a certified Cavity Free at Three Master Trainer.

  • Hands-on clinical skills training in oral health evaluation and fluoride varnish. application for infants and toddlers.

  • Current care recommendations for infant and toddler oral health services.

  • Current standards for pregnant women.

  • Starter supply kits (infant oral care kits, patient education materials and implementation tools).

  • Tips for referring clients from medical to dental services.

  • On-going technical assistance to help with implementation, billing, ordering and more.

 

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Online Training Option

Smiles for Life is an online, national oral health curriculum promoting the integration of oral health and primary care. Medical or Dental providers receive one CE or CDE credit hour per course.

 

Smiles for Life Courses

 

  • Complete Course 2 “Child Oral Health” and Course 6 “Caries Risk Assessment and Fluoride Varnish Counseling” to bill oral health services for children up to age 12.

  • If your practice sees pregnant women also complete Course 5 “Pregnancy & Women’s Oral Health”.

  • If your practice provides oral health services to children ages 12-20 years, complete Course 3 “Adult Oral Health”.

 

 

Register for an upcoming training

 

Friday April 6th, 2018

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Just for Grins Pediatric and Family Dentistry

6436 South IS Hwy 85/87

Suite C

Fountain, CO 80817

Amisha Singh, DMD STAFF ONLY

Tuesday April 10th, 2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ToothTown of Greeley

1122 9th Street 

Suite 101

Greeley, CO 80631

Jenni Lansing, MBA, MPH, RDH STAFF ONLY

Thursday April 26th, 2018

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pagosa Medical Group

27B Talisman Dr Suite 3

Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Kari Plante, RDH STAFF ONLY

Thursday May 3rd, 2018

10:30 - 12:45 pm

University of Colorado Nurse Practitioner Program

University of Colorado AMC

ED 1 room 1400

TBD STUDENTS ONLY

Wednesday May 23rd, 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Telluride Regional Medical Center

500 W Pacific Ave Box 1229

Telluride, CO 81435

Kari Plante, RDH STAFF ONLY

Thursday May 24th, 2018

12:00 - 2:30 pm

Uncompahgre Medical Center

1350 Aspen St

Norwood, CO 81423

Kari Plante, RDH STAFF ONLY