Contact

Samuel Zwetchkenbaum, DDS, MPH
Dental Director

Oral Health Program

Mission

To achieve optimal oral health for all by eliminating oral health disparities in Rhode Island.

What we do

  • Increase oral health messages delivered to Rhode Islanders across the lifespan.
  • Continue promotion of SEAL RI! (school-based dental sealants) program.
  • Maintain effective Community Water Fluoridation in Rhode Island public water systems.
  • Increase the number of children under two years of age who have a preventive oral health visit.

Accomplishments

  • Hosted the 2017 RI Prenatal & Pediatric Dentistry Mini-Residency for 110 oral health professionals for the past eleven years. This Mini-Residency increases the career opportunities for oral health professionals and access to the marginalized communities.

Our Services

Program Publications

Brochures

Factsheets

Forms

Authorization

  • Oral Health Screening for Kindergarten and Third Grade Students (English) (Spanish)

Evaluation

Referral

Registration

Screening

Frequently Asked Questions

Guidances, Recommendations

Instructions, Manuals, Procedures

Lists

Plans (Strategic, Action, State)

Reports

Research

Position