Tools to Start
Tools to Start and Emergency Department Referral Program
People suffering from dental pain need somewhere to turn for help, though many people assume that the Emergency Department is the only place in their community where they can seek dental care.
While ED Visits for dental pain have decreased, there is still much work to be done to provide patients access to the proper dental healthcare they need.
ADA’s Action for Dental Health supports six ED Referral Models that can be implemented in your community. You can read about the six ED referral models (PDF).
Tips for Starting a Program