Making a Difference: How I Get Kids to Dental Care

Making a Difference: How I Get Kids to Dental Care

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my name is MiQuel McRae I’m from Pima
Arizona I’m a community dental health coordinator because the need for better
oral health care in my community is great and I have the skill set to make a
difference. What I have found is that parents are not aware of the problems
that their children have we go into the schools in our area and we do dental
screenings and from those screenings we send that information to our affiliated
dentist we’re connecting patients with providers patients who’ve never seen a
dentist before and also patients who haven’t been to the dentist in quite a
long time in the time that I’ve been a community dental health coordinator the
doctor that I’m affiliated with has definitely seen more patients from the
community that she wasn’t seeing before we’ve recently seen a child that has
severe needs his parents are absent from his life his guardian doesn’t have the
means to get him to a dentist I’m excited to step in and be able to
transport that child to my affiliated dentist to get him the care that he
needs and being a community dental health coordinator allows me to take
that extra step to help those that can’t help themselves you

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