Change is always difficult, and dental providers might feel daunted by the prospect of medical-dental integration. In this video, Sean Boynes, DMD, MS, advises dental providers not to take on too much. Instead of thinking you need to do it all, ask yourself: What’s the next thing you can do to improve patient care quality?
You may also be interested in:
- MORE Care, an initiative of CareQuest Institute that aims to integrate oral health competencies and capabilities into primary care offices while building patient-centered referral networks with local dental providers using health information technology.
- A Three Domain Framework to Innovating Oral Health Care, a white paper that outlines a new model in dentistry that will be more cost-effective, efficient, and equitable.
- Medical-Dental Integration web page, a collection of resources that explore the growing connections between oral health and overall health.