This project was designed to identify the unique dental needs specific to Franklin County, MA and to identify potential preventative measures. It focused on dental hygiene and the importance of fluoride in supporting strong and healthy teeth, as the majority of Franklin County, MA does not have fluoride in public drinking waters. The specific intervention consisted of distributing educational flyers to patients and providers on the importance of fluoride-products. The project was designed to increase the awareness and use of in-office fluoride varnish treatments.
Valley Medical Group
Massachusetts, Franklin County, Fluoride
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Bakhtyari, Ava, "Fluoride and Dental Health: Franklin County, Massachusetts" (2018). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 393.