Fluoride Varnish Training

Overview and Billing Information

Child smilingModule 1 discusses the important role that medical providers and staff can play in children’s oral health. The module also describes guidelines for providers in DC to deliver these services.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role that medical providers and staff can play in children’s oral health.
  • Explain the American Academy of Pediatrics’ policy statement regarding oral health risk assessments.
  • Provide additional materials on fluoride varnish developed by the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.

Billing Information

Following DC Department of Health Care Finance, bill for fluoride varnish applications for patients under three years of age using the CPT Code 99188.

Time to Complete this Lesson Module: Approximately 10 minutes