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Give Kids A Smile Program Planning Toolbox

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Have you planned an access to care event in the past or is this a new activity for you? The keys to success are organization, planning, execution, publicity, and evaluation. This GKAS Program Planning Toolbox is an excellent resource to assist you in planning your event whether it is your first time or if you are a veteran program coordinator. The guides, forms, letters and other informative materials in this section provide a step-by-step timetable to guide you through planning, implementing, and promoting your GKAS event. For answers to additional questions, visit our GKAS FAQ page.

Planning and Promotion Guide

Get step-by-step information to assist you in planning and promoting your GKAS event. The clickable table of contents quickly directs you to the section you need.

Continuity of Care Planning Guide

This resource guide provides valuable information on how to find families who are uninsured and refer them to insurance application assistance, so that they may receive ongoing dental care following the GKAS event.

Legal Insurance and Risk Management Considerations Guide

As with any access to care program, GKAS raises legal, insurance and risk management considerations. The following provides guidance on how to manage this aspect.
 

Notice of Privacy Practices

This notice describes how a patient's health information may be used, disclosed and how to obtain access to this information.

Education Resources

Good oral health is an important part of overall health. For healthy teeth tips, download and print education handouts to distribute at your event, or access fun and educational videos to play for children and caretakers in your waiting area.

Handouts


Videos
  • (coming soon)

 

Website Links

        Access oral-health information for the public and ADA Find-A-Dentist

        Brought to you by the American Dental Association 

        Visit the Ad Council's children's oral health website