252100 Deamonte Driver Dental Project

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM

Debony Hughes, DDS , Robert T. Freeman Dental Society Foundation, Cheverly, MD
This presentation includes the description and process of how the Deamonte Driver Dental Project—a group of dentists and other dental personnel mobilized to launch an emergency plan to examine and provide treatment for other children at Deamonte's school. The dentist are members of the Robert T. Freeman Dental Society. This effort translated into a new mobile van that is used in low income schools to both screen and treat children. The ultimate objective is to identify dental homes for these children and their families.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Provision of health care to the public

Learning Objectives:
describe the Deamonte Driver Dental Project—

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to give this presentation on this material because I have been involved in the Deamonte Dental Driver Project since its inception and am currently on the Foundation Board and volunteer on the mobile dental unit.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.