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MISCELLANEOUS WEST VIRGINIA ORAL HEALTH RESOURCES AND CONTACTS

Dental School

West Virginia University School of Dentistry
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
Interim Dean: Louise Veselicky, D.D.S, M.D.S., and M.Ed
Admistration office: 304-293-2521
http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sod/

Dental Assisting Schools, Dental Hygienist, Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Receptionist, Dental Clinical Assisting, Dental Assistant and Dental Assisting Program, Degree and training Schools, Colleges, Universities & Institutes

Anthem College

Mercer County Technical Education Center
1397 Stafford Drive
Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: (304) 425-9551

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Dental Hygiene Program
Dempsey Branch Road
Mount Gay, WV 25637
Phone: 304-792-7098 x259

The Community and Technical College at West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Department of Dental Hygiene
604B Davis Hall
Montgomery, WV 25136
Phone: (304) 442-3254

West Liberty State College [dental laboratory and dental hygienist]
Main Hall
West Liberty, WV 26074
Phone: (304) 336-8030

West Virginia Junior College - Bridgeport

West Virginia University School of Dentistry
Division of Dental Hygiene
Robert C. Byrd Health Science Center
Medical Center Drive; PO Box 9400
Morgantown, WV 26506-9400
Phone: (304) 293-3417
Email: afunk@hsc.wvu.edu
http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sod/departments/Hygiene/index.html
Phone: 304-293-3417

Contacts

West Virginia Board of Dental Examiners
Marc L. Harman, Executive Secretary
PO Box 1447, Crab Orchard, WV 25827
http://www.wvdentalboard.org/

West Virginia Dental Association
2016 1/2 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV, 25311-2204, USA
Phone (304) 344-5246
Fax (304) 344-5316
E-Mail wvrds@aol.com
www.wvdental.org
Contact Mr. Richard D. Stevens, Executive Director, wvrds@aol.com

West Virginia Dental Hygienists’ Association
President: Deidra Pennington - dental_dee@yahoo.com
http://www.wvdhaonline.org/

Oral Health Consultant
Office of Maternal, Child & Family Health
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3714
Phone: (304) 558-5388; Fax: (304) 558-2866

School Based Health Assembly
Staff
Eileen Barker c/o WV Primary Care Association
1219 Virginia St. East
Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: 342-1330
Fx: 342-4755
ewbarker@suddenlink.com
Becky King c/o WV Primary Care Association
1219 Virginia St. East
Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: 757-5280
Fx: 757-5287
bk517@attglobal.net

http://www.wvsbha.org

Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
of West Virginia University
PO Box 9415
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: (304) 293-5912
Fax: (304) 293-8561
E-mail: rmeckstroth@hsc.wvu.edu
http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sod/departments/DDPRH/index.html

Oral Health Program
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
See http://www.wvdhhr.org/mcfh/ICAH/oral_health_program.asp
Children's Dentistry Project
Children's Dentistry Project works in concert with other OMCFH children’s programs, Head Start, public schools, local health departments, community health centers and others to promote dental health services as an integral part of preventive, primary health services and to encourage proper self-care.  Provides oral health education in public schools in 52 counties through contracts with community-based organizations and individuals.  Supplies oral health instructional modules for teaching grades K-9 within the public school system.  Supplies fluoride drops and tablets and water test kits for distribution through local health departments.  Works with the OMCFH/HealthCheck Program to encourage medical practitioners to refer Medicaid-eligible children for dental services.  Assists local communities in establishing school-based dental services.  Supplies oral hygiene supplies and education materials to organizations in all 55 counties.  Operates Donated Dental Project which provides dental care for a limited number of low-income senior citizens and adults who have disabilities.  Operates Pre-Employment Services Project, which provides dental and vision services for eligible individuals who are receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits from the Department of Health and Human
Ph. 800-642-9704.

4-H Health Initiative -- Dental Health
West Virginia University Extension Service
Elaine Bowen, EdD, CFCS, LD
Extension Specialist - Health Promotion
604 Knapp Hall P.O.Box 6031
Morgantown, WV 26506-6031
Phone 304-293-2796 ext 3426
EPBowen@mail.wvu.edu

West Virginia Donated Dental Services (DDS)
in conjunction with the West Virginia Dental Association
Mr. Richard Stevens, West Virginia Dental Association
2005/2006
• $117,908 in donated dental services,
• 74 patients treated,
• 80 volunteer dentists; and
• 38 volunteer dental labs
Coordinator information:
Ann Burge
Donated Dental Services
PO Box 2393
Westover, WV 26502
304-296-9005
304-292-5925 Fax
800-447-4940
aburge@nfdh.org

West Virginia Dental Practice Act
West Virginia Code 30-4-1
http://www.wvdentalboard.org/rules_html/LAW30-4_W.htm
 

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS WITH ONSITE DENTAL SERVICES

CLAY-BATTELLE COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION
PO Box 72
5861 Mason Dixon Highway
Blacksville, WV 26521-0072
Joe Tuttle
Executive Director
(304) 432-8211 FAX: 432-8213
E-mail: joe.cbc@chnwv.org

COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION OF MAN
600 East McDonald Avenue
Man, WV 25635
Robert R. Mays, III
CEO
(304) 583-6544 FAX: 583-9386
E-mail: robmays@charter.net

E.A. HAWSE HEALTH CENTER
PO Box 97
17978 State Rt. 55
Baker, WV 26801-0097
Gary Johnson
CEO
(304) 897-5915 FAX: 897-6216
E-mail: gjohnson@hawsehealth.com

MINNIE HAMILTON HEALTH CARE CENTER
186 Hospital Drive
Grantsville, WV 26147
Barbara Lay
CEO
(304) 354-9244 FAX: 354-9323
E-mail: blay@mhhcc.com

PRESTON TAYLOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
PO Box 399
725 N. Pike Street
Grafton, WV 26354-0399
Linda Shriver
CEO
(304) 265-0312 FAX: 265-0314
E-mail: lmshriver@mountain.net


TUG RIVER HEALTH ASSOCIATION
PO Box 507
Route 103
Gary, WV 24836-0507
Tim Crofton
CEO
(304) 448-2101 FAX: 448-3217
E-mail: timcrofton@excite.com

VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC.
2585 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV 25703
Steve Shattls
CEO
(304) 525-3334 FAX: 525-3338
E-mail: shattls@valleyhealth.org

WIRT COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION
PO Box 609
1301 Elizabeth Pike
Elizabeth, WV 26164
Dee Scritchfield
CEO
(304) 275-8780 FAX: 275-4798
E-mail: dscritchfield@wchsa.com

WOMENCARE/FAMILYCARE
301-6 Great Teays Blvd
Scott Depot, WV 25560
Martha Cook Carter, CNM
CEO
(304) 757-6999 FAX: 757-3252
E-mail: martha.cookcarter@familycarewv.org

 


 



   

 

WV Oral Health Downloads

Oral Health Care Available in West Virginia (PDF)

Oral Health in West Virginia (PDF)

Research on Oral Health in West Virginia: Excerpts and Findings from Reports (PDF)

WV Oral Health Fact Sheet (PDF)

More Oral Health Resources

West Virginia Partners for Oral Health

Dental Health Services in Schools

Dr. Rosenthal’s Toolkit: Clinical and Management Tools for Effective School-Based Dental Programs

Healthy Youth! SHPPS Fact Sheets

Interactive Dental Health activities for Children from the American Dental Association


Maternal and Child Health Library Knowledge Path: Oral Health, Children and Adolescents

CDC Oral Health Resources including comprehensive information about state programs and oral health

4-H Health Initiative -- Dental Health Program Materials Packet including fact sheet, one page family handouts, "Brush Up on Healthy Teeth" Leader's Guide and Participant Handout for adult groups. (ZIP)
 

Oral Health in the News

WV Gazette Article Announcing Benedum Grants Targeting Oral Health (PDF)

West Virginia University Health Sciences Center receives $200,000 grant from Benedum Foundation to improve oral health for children. (PDF)

Group's aim - Dental care for more area W.Va. youths (December 24, 2020, Martinsburg Herald-Mail article--PDF)

Press Release Announcing Dental Access Expansion Plan in Wisconsin (March 22, 2020--Wisconsin Governor's Office)

"To Reach Kids, Doctors Go Back to Grade School"  Boston Globe article, March 19, 2020




 


 

 

 

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