Successful Model for Rural and Underserved Communities
Pillager Country Dental Clinic
Target Population: People who are severely and profoundly mentally retarded, mentally ill, or medically compromised
Geographic Area: Staples; however, the clinic is seeing persons on referral from many areas of the state.
Description:The Pillager Country Dental Clinic focuses on providing care under general anesthesia for people who are severely and profoundly mentally retarded, as well as those who are mentally ill and medically compromised, who cannot receive treatment at the clinical level. Because of their physical, mental or compromised status, many of these patients have received only episodic care in the past.