42 U.S. Code § 280k–1 - Research-based dental caries disease management
(a) In general
The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shall award demonstration grants to eligible entities to demonstrate the effectiveness of research-based dental caries disease management activities.
To be eligible for a grant under this section, an entity shall—
(1) be a community-based provider of dental services (as defined by the Secretary), including a Federally-qualified health center, a clinic of a hospital owned or operated by a State (or by an instrumentality or a unit of government within a State), a State or local department of health, a dental program of the Indian Health Service, an Indian tribe or tribal organization, or an urban Indian organization (as such terms are defined in section 1603 of title 25), a health system provider, a private provider of dental services, medical, dental, public health, nursing, nutrition educational institutions, or national organizations involved in improving children’s oral health; and
(c) Use of funds
A grantee shall use amounts received under a grant under this section to demonstrate the effectiveness of research-based dental caries disease management activities.
(d) Use of information
The Secretary shall utilize information generated from grantees under this section in planning and implementing the public education campaign under section 280k of this title.