Hate going to the dentist? One solution is to have the dentist come to you.
What is a luxury for some could be a way to address some of the growing disparities in access for oral health care, particularly in urban and rural underserved communities.
The concept outlined in this video focuses on making dental care better: easier, more inviting, and maybe fun.
But what about those who do not have access to regular dental care? Mobile dental clinics are receiving more attention in Michigan as a way to expand access to dental care for residents who don’t have a local dental office.
A current legislative effort underway aims to provide a basic regulatory framework for mobile dental clinics, to ensure all dental clinics meet minimum standards and to clear up some legal uncertainties around these clinics.