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Leaders in CDHC education meet as program soars

June 12, 2017

Education pioneers: Leaders involved in Community Dental Health Coordinator programs at higher education institutions around the country gathered at ADA Headquarters May 31-June 1 to discuss best practices and also the efficacy and benefits of the CDHC position in dental clinics and offices. The ADA developed the program in 2006 to train dental team members to be patient advocates. By the end of summer, more than 100 students are expected to have graduated with CDHC certification. For more information about the program, visit