Michigan Public Health Institute, Center for Child and Family Health. 2019. Varnish! Michigan Babies Too! Program annual report. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 10 pp.
Annotation: This report presents findings and recommendations from an evaluation of a program to increase
awareness of oral health among health professionals, facilitate the incorporation of oral health
into well-child visits, and increase access to preventive care for young children at high risk for dental caries. Topics include a project overview, purpose, key questions, and evaluation
methods. Additional topics include findings on health professionals reached, training, confidence
in program delivery, program fidelity, health professional satisfaction, supply of fluoride varnish,
children reached, and benefits and barriers.
Contact: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 201 Townsend Street, Box 30195, Lansing, MI 48913, Telephone: (517) 373-3740 Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4911_4912_6226---,00.html Available from the website.
Keywords: Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Michigan, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health services, Primary care, Program descriptions, Program evaluation, Provider participation, Reimbursement, Screening, State programs, Training, Work force, Young children