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New Tele-Health Care Project to Provide Dental Care to Underserved Communities in California
Date:9/21/2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four hundred foster-care students within the Twin Rivers Unified School District will be able to receive free dental care thanks to a new telemedicine project created jointly by the California Dental Association Foundation, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and the California HealthCare Foundation with start-up funding from Verizon.

The groundbreaking project, which has received $100,000 from the Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon, is needed to address the 'access to care' crisis in California by connecting patients with critical dental services.

State Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, who was on hand for the demonstration at the Twin Rivers School District offices, where the examinations will take place for the duration of the project, said: "The collaboration between the Verizon Foundation, Twin Rivers USD, the California Dental Association Foundation, the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and the California HealthCare Foundation demonstrates that when partnerships are formed we can still do great things in and for our communities even during times of unprecedented budgetary constraints."

Senator Steinberg represents Senate District 6, which includes the City of Sacramento, parts of Elk Grove, Citrus Heights and Rancho Cordova.

Verizon's grant will support the first year of the Virtual Dental Home pilot project at the Twin Rivers school district and a second site in Southern California.

"The Virtual Dental Home is an innovative example of one of the many ways technology can improve the delivery of health care services," said Tim McCallion, Verizon West Region president. "Verizon is proud to partner with the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, the California Dental Association Foundation, and the C
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