Leaders and policymakers have the ability to ensure that equal access to culturally competent oral health care in Nevada becomes a reality. By making data driven decisions that are anchored in best practice models, Nevada can deliver high quality oral healthcare to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) to improve health and realize a significant return on investment for Nevada taxpayers. The resources listed below provide the data on the need at the national and state levels, as well as a roadmap for change.
Places that Have Implemented Change
Louisiana state Medicaid program began offering a comprehensive dental benefit to adults with ID/DD.
- Comprehensive Dental Care for Adults with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities Enrolled in Home and Community Based Waivers (PDF) opens a new window
- Why Adults with Developmental Disabilities should receive Comprehensive Dental Care (PDF) opens a new window
- Fund Comprehensive Dental for Adults with ID/DD (PDF) opens a new window