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I-Smile Silver Pilot Project (PDF, 333 KB)
The I-Smile Silver project, established in 2014, has two pilot programs in Lee and Scott counties, Iowa. One program coordinator per county works to build and improve local systems. Services include referrals and patient and caregiver education. The program aims to improve oral health among older adults (60 years and older), and provides support and education for nursing homes, the Medicaid Elderly Waiver program, and caregivers.

Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Clinic (PDF, 327 KB)
The Arthur D. Tranmer Dental Hygiene Clinic is part of Idaho State University and serves as a way for dental hygiene students to gain clinical experience. Services include screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays, fillings, scaling, and patient education. As the clinic cannot perform all services, such as root canal therapy or periodontal surgery, referrals are often made to a dentist outside the clinic. The clinic treats individuals of all ages and is only open during the school year.

IDC In-Home Dental/Nursing Home and Assisted Living Program (PDF, 370 KB)
Individualized, Dedicated & Committed, Inc. (IDC), established in 1981, is based in Washington, District of Columbia. The system brings the dentist’s office to the client by traveling to homes, offices, prisons, nursing homes, and other assisted living facilities. Services include 24/7 emergency services, screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays, fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges, dentures, scaling, oral surgery, root canals, referrals, and caregiver education. The system also specializes in coordinating care among an individual’s other dentists and physicians. IDC treats individuals of all ages.

Interfaith Dental Clinic (PDF, 328 KB)
The Interfaith Dental Clinic, established in 1994, has locations in Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Services include emergency care, screenings, cleanings, fillings, extractions, crowns, root canals, partials, care coordination, and patient education. The clinic targets low-income adults and children without insurance, particularly working families and older adults. Volunteers, dental students, and volunteer dentists provide services for the clinic.

Iowa Dental Elderly Access (IDEA) (PDF, 325 KB)
The Iowa Dental Elderly Access program (IDEA) is one of the Iowa Dental Association’s many community services. Volunteer dentists offer services (such as screenings and cleanings) at reduced prices or no cost to low-income older adults.