Healthy Smiles Through Tribal Partnerships
To reduce dental decay in Native American infants, children and adults in California Tribal communities. Provide training, technical assistance, and resources to Tribal and urban dental clinics operating in California.
The California Dental Support Center is one of the eight (8) centers funded by the Indian Health Service Clinical and Preventive Dental Support Centers Project.
1. Reduce and prevent oral diseases in AI/AN children and their families through clinic based and community based initiatives.
2. Reduce the prevalence of oral disease among pregnant mothers, youth and adults in California tribal communities.
3. Continue to improve and enhance the services provided through the Dental Support Center.