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Identifying Children of Migrant Farmworkers with MCNA
Identifying Children of Migrant Farmworkers with MCNA

MCNA works to ensure preventive services, including cleanings, prophylaxis, and fluoride treatments, are accessible at an accelerated rate for Children of Migrant Farmworkers (CMFW) whose families must travel out of the area or state for work. We help CMFWs and their families understand the dental benefits available to them and assist them in obtaining these services ahead of periodicity guidelines.

If your office identifies an MCNA member who is a CMFW, it is important that you reach out to our Member Advocate team to share the information. You can contact a Member Advocate using our ...

MCNA Updates
Identifying Children of Migrant Farmworkers with MCNA

MCNA works to ensure preventive services, including cleanings, prophylaxis, and fluoride treatments, are accessible at an accelerated rate for Children of Migrant Farmworkers (CMFW) whose families must travel out of the area or state for work. We help CMFWs and their families understand the dental benefits available to them and assist them in obtaining these services ahead of periodicity guidelines.

If your office identifies an MCNA member who is a CMFW, it is important that you reach out to our Member Advocate team to share the information. You can contact a Member Advocate using our ...

Opioid Abuse Prevention Resources
Opioid Abuse Prevention Resources

The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering dentists online access to information about safe prescribing and the management of dental pain through the ADA Center for Professional Success. This information, including online continuing education, is available free of charge to ...

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Opioid Abuse Prevention Resources

The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering dentists online access to information about safe prescribing and the management of dental pain through the ADA Center for Professional Success. This information, including online continuing education, is available free of charge to ...

Medical Emergencies
Medical Emergencies

Is your office prepared to deal with medical emergencies such as respiratory and circulatory disturbances or allergic reactions? An established and thorough medical emergency plan helps all members of your office staff recognize, respond to, and effectively manage a medical emergency should one arise. The following ...

MCNA Updates
Medical Emergencies

Is your office prepared to deal with medical emergencies such as respiratory and circulatory disturbances or allergic reactions? An established and thorough medical emergency plan helps all members of your office staff recognize, respond to, and effectively manage a medical emergency should one arise. The following ...

Parent Connection: Talking About Tooth Decay
Parent Connection: Talking About Tooth Decay

Parents are the first line of defense against childhood tooth decay and other oral problems. When they can teach their children from an early age about oral health and good oral hygiene habits at home, they provide important tools for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Help the parents of your young patients understand how they can teach their kids with a special tip sheet found on the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's website. Click here to download the sheet.

This resource, with information broken down by age group, is a great reminder to parents about the things they can do to take care of their children's oral health.

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Parent Connection: Talking About Tooth Decay

Parents are the first line of defense against childhood tooth decay and other oral problems. When they can teach their children from an early age about oral health and good oral hygiene habits at home, they provide important tools for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Help the parents of your young patients understand how they can teach their kids with a special tip sheet found on the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's website. Click here to download the sheet.

This resource, with information broken down by age group, is a great reminder to parents about the things they can do to take care of their children's oral health.

International Day of Friendship - July 30
International Day of Friendship - July 30

The United Nations (UN) first officially proclaimed July 30 as International Day of Friendship in 2011, but early celebrations of this unifying holiday occurred in countries across the world including Paraguay, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, and other countries in South America. According to the UN, this holiday promotes the idea that "friendship between peoples, countries, cultures, and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities." The UN focuses particularly on the inclusion of young people in community activities that promote international understanding and respect for diversity.

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International Day of Friendship - July 30

The United Nations (UN) first officially proclaimed July 30 as International Day of Friendship in 2011, but early celebrations of this unifying holiday occurred in countries across the world including Paraguay, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, and other countries in South America. According to the UN, this holiday promotes the idea that "friendship between peoples, countries, cultures, and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities." The UN focuses particularly on the inclusion of young people in community activities that promote international understanding and respect for diversity.