United States Code

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§ 247d–9.
Dental education for parents of newborns

The Secretary shall develop and implement, through entities that fund or provide perinatal care services to targeted low-income children under a State child health plan under title XXI of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 1397aa et seq.], a program to deliver oral health educational materials that inform new parents about risks for, and prevention of, early childhood caries and the need for a dental visit within their newborn’s first year of life.

(Pub. L. 111–3, title V, § 501(c), Feb. 4, 2009, 123 Stat. 87.)
cite as: 42 USC 247d-9