Improving Access to Oral Health Care: Integrating Dental Hygienists Into Federally Qualified Health Center Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics In Michigan

Dental hygienists (DHs) are well positioned to be part of primary care teams to increase access to oral health care, particularly for those who encounter barriers to oral care, such as pregnant women. The Michigan Initiative for Maternal and Infant Oral Health is successfully integrating DHs into OB/GYN clinics in federally qualified health centers to improve the oral health of pregnant women.

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