Nisonger Centers (OH UCEDD/LEND) Johnstown Road Dental Clinic Receives DentaQuest Institutes Safety Net Solutions "Center of Excellence" Award

October 25, 2013

The Nisonger Center Dental Program - Johnstown Road Dental Clinic has received a "Center of Excellence" award from the DentaQuest Institute's Safety Net Solutions program. The John Rossetti Centers of Excellence awards recognize "safety net dental programs that have displayed tremendous leadership and excellence in oral health practice management and [that] have greatly improved the oral health status of their patients."

The award will be presented in November 2013 at the National Primary Oral Health Conference in Denver, Colo. The conference is sponsored by the National Network for Oral Health Access. Pediatric dentist Diego A. Solis, DDS, will accept the award on behalf of the dedicated team of dentists and dental assistants at the Johnstown Road clinic.

The Johnstown Road Dental Clinic is located within the Franklin County Early Childhood Education and Family Center. The clinic provides comprehensive dental services for young preschool and early school-age children with and without developmental disabilities through age 21. The Johnstown Road clinic serves underserved children who would otherwise not receive care or receive emergency care only.

The DentaQuest Institute is committed to improving oral health care for all. It is a national, nonprofit organization providing clinical care and practice management solutions that help providers improve oral health. DentaQuest Institute's Safety Net Solutions offers technical assistance to safety net dental programs to help them achieve their mission of providing high-quality clinical care to underserved populations.

For information about the Johnstown Road Dental Clinic, contact Stacey Grubb at 614-342-5795 or [email protected].

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