Expanding California’s Dental Team to Care for Underserved Children: New Times, New Solutions

Expanding California’s Dental Team to Care for Underserved Children: New Times, New Solutions

This brief provides an overview of the challenges faced by California’s children and their families in obtaining necessary dental care and outlines a workforce innovation designed to bridge the supply gap between existing providers and California’s most vulnerable children. This brief also provides a proposal for action, laying out a practical solution to help California’s state and community leaders ensure children get the dental care they need and to make real the promise of health care reform.