Stuart A. Gansky, Dr.P.H., James G. Kahn, M.D., M.P.H., Francisco J. Ramos-Gomez, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H. (UCSF/UCLA) BEECON 

The investigators of the BEhavioral EConomics for Oral health iNnovation (BEECON) project will use mixed methods to design incentives for promoting caregiver behaviors to prevent caries in young children, assess child oral health outcomes and evaluate cost-effectiveness of the intervention. BEECON will enroll underserved, low-income Hispanic/Latino families with children 0-5 years of age in Early Head Start and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs in Los Angeles County.

Molly A. Martin, M.D., M.A.P.P. (UIC) Coordinated Oral Health Promotion (CO-OP) Chicago 

The study team plans to assess the impact of a family-focused intervention for oral health promotion delivered by community health workers in medical clinics, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) centers, family homes, or in a combination of these settings. Investigators will assess oral health outcomes in children aged 0 to 3 who are from low-income families.

Suchitra S. Nelson, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.S.  (Case Western Reserve University) Multi-Level Interventions to Reduce Caries Disparities in Primary Care Settings  (PACT)

The study team will develop and implement a cluster randomized clinical trial to test the effectiveness of provider and pediatric practice interventions to increase dental utilization among low-income children 3-6 years of age attending well-child visits within the Rainbow Research Network