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Hagan JF Jr. 2019. Making Bright Futures work: How evidence, the periodicity schedule, and the Bright Futures guidelines impact practice. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrrics, 1 video (58 min.).

Annotation: This video reviews new clinical content in the Bright Futures Guidelines and the associated Periodicity Schedule, and discusses how to use evidence to decide on content for your practice's health supervision visits and how to identify strategies, tools, and resources to maximize efficiency for health promotion and preventive services.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Anticipatory guidance, Child development, Child health, Communities, Disease prevention, Emotional development, Evidence based medicine, Families, Guidelines, Health promotion, Health screening, Health supervision, Infant development, Infant health, Injury prevention, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pediatric care, Perinatal health, Physical activity, Preventive health services, Protective factors, Psychosocial development, Safety, Sexual health, Standards, Videos, Weight management

American Academy of Pediatrics, Oral Health Initiative, Medicaid I Medicare I CHIP Services Dental Association; and National Academy for State Health Policy. 2018. Caries prevention services reimbursement table. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Oral Health Initiative, 1 v.

Annotation: This document presents survey findings for the 50 states and the District of Columbia on reimbursement for risk assessment, oral examination, fluoride varnish, anticipatory guidance, and family oral health education. It presents information on the following topics: type of health professional, services, fees, procedure codes, delegation, age limit for services, number of varnish applications reimbursed annually, training requirement, payor, payment by Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and legislative approval to reimburse health professionals. Information about commercial payment and procedure codes is also included.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Oral Health Initiative, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (866) 843-2271 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4779 E-mail: oralhealth@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Oral-Health/Pages/Oral-Health.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Children, Dental care, Families, Fluorides, Health education, Infants, Oral health, Preventive health services, Referrals, Reimbursement, Risk assessment

Amercan Academy of Pediatrics. 2018. Bright Futures tool and resource kit (2nd ed.). Itasca, IL: Amercan Academy of Pediatrics,

Annotation: This companion to the most current edition of the Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents, the national standard for well-child care provides updated forms and materials relate to preventive health supervision and health screening for infants, children, and adolescents. These include pre-visit questionnaires, visit documentation forms, parent and patient handouts, supplemental education handouts, and medical screening reference tables.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Anticipatory guidance, Child development, Child health, Communities, Disease prevention, Emotional development, Families, Guidelines, Health promotion, Health screening, Health supervision, Infant development, Infant health, Injury prevention, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pediatric care, Perinatal health, Physical activity, Preventive health services, Professional resources, Protective factors, Psychosocial development, Safety, Sexual health, Standards, Weight management

Hagan JF, Shaw JS, Duncan PM, eds. 2017. Bright Futures: Guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents–Pocket guide (4th ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 123 pp.

Annotation: These guidelines provide background information and recommendations for promoting the healthy development of infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 21, as well as standards for health supervision visits. Topics include lifelong health for families and communities, family support, health for children and adolescents with special health care needs, development, mental health, weight, nutrition, physical activity, oral health, use of social media, and safety and injury prevention. A pocket guide is also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org $16.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 978-1-61002-082-4.

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Anticipatory guidance, Child development, Child health, Communities, Disease prevention, Emotional development, Families, Guidelines, Health promotion, Health screening, Health supervision, Infant development, Infant health, Injury prevention, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pediatric care, Perinatal health, Physical activity, Preventive health services, Protective factors, Psychosocial development, Safety, Sexual health, Standards, Weight management

Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program. 2016. Dental check-ups: Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) fact sheet for dental providers (rev.). St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses about their role in and responsibility for supporting the oral health of infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 20 who are eligible for Minnesota’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment program. Topics include requirements for the visit, personnel training, and documentation of counseling and referral; recommendations for oral health risk assessment and fluoride-varnish application; why preventive oral health care is important; anticipatory guidance; professional recommendations; and resources.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882, Telephone: (651) 201-3760 E-mail: health.childandteencheckups@state.mn.us Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/ctc Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Anticipatory guidance, Children, Counseling, Dental caries, EPSDT, Examinations, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Minnesota, Oral health, Preventive health services, Risk assessment, Role, Screening, Service integration, Standards, State programs

Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program. 2016. Oral health: Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) fact sheet for primary care providers. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program, 2 pp. (Child and teen checkups (C&TC) fact sheet for primary care providers)

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses about their role in and responsibility for supporting the oral health of infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 20 who are eligible for Minnesota's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) program. Topics include requirements for the visit, personnel training, and documentation of counseling and referral; recommendations for oral health risk assessment and fluoride-varnish application; why preventive oral health care is important; anticipatory guidance; professional recommendations; and resources.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, Child and Teen Checkups Program, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882, Telephone: (651) 201-3760 E-mail: health.childandteencheckups@state.mn.us Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/ctc Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Anticipatory guidance, Children, EPSDT, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Minnesota, Oral health, Preventive health services, Primary care, Referral, Risk assessment, State programs, Training

Santoro K, Schmidt ER. 2015. Health plan approaches to child injury prevention. Washington, DC: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 9 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief for health plans discusses the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention, highlights the prevalence and cost of injuries, shares examples of current health plan child injury prevention activities, and describes opportunities for future action. Topics include informing health care professionals about the toll of injuries, encouraging physicians to use Bright Futures and provide age-appropriate injury prevention guidance to families, support evidence-based prevention practices, and promote the use of and access to safety devices.

Contact: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 1225 19th Street, N.W., Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-4426 Fax: (202) 296-4319 E-mail: http://www.nihcm.org/contact Web Site: http://www.nihcm.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Child health promotion, Child safety, Children, Costs, Foundations, Injuries, Injury prevention, Model programs, Prevalence, Program planning, Third party payers, Unintentional injuries

Smile Alabama!. 2014–. 1st Look Program. Montgomery, AL: Alabama Medicaid Agency, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help primary care physicians reduce dental caries in early childhood by performing dental risk assessments, providing anticipatory guidance, applying fluoride varnish, and referring children to a dental home by age 1. Contents include information about fluoride varnish products and vendors; program participation, certification, and billing; presentation slides and handouts; and educational materials about oral health in infants, young children, and pregnant women. A training course is also available.

Contact: Alabama Medicaid Agency, 501 Dexter Avenue, P.O. Box 5624, Montgomery, AL 36103-5624, Telephone: (334) 242-5000 Web Site: http://medicaid.alabama.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Alabama, Anticipatory guidance, Continuing education, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Medicaid, Oral health, Preventive health services, Primary care, Referrals, Risk assessment, Screening, State programs, Training, Young children

Fields J. 2014. EPSDT screening: Including sexuality education in health education. Washington, DC: National Health Law Program, 4 pp. (Health advocate)

Annotation: This issue brief focuses on opportunities for children and adolescents enrolled in Medicaid and some Children's Health Insurance Programs to receive periodic comprehensive screenings that include sexual health education. Contents include information about the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit for individuals under age 21, key components of the required medical screen including health education and anticipatory guidance, the need for sexual health education, and the challenges to ensuring its provision. Descriptions of key resources are included.

Contact: National Health Law Program, 1441 I Street, N.W., Suite 1105, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 289-7724 E-mail: nhelp@healthlaw.org Web Site: http://www.healthlaw.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Anticipatory guidance, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, EPSDT, Federal programs, Health education, Health services delivery, Medicaid, Prevention services, Screening, Sexual health, Sexuality education

Mayo Clinic. 2012. Dental exam for children. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research,

Annotation: This resource provides parents and other caregivers with information on oral examinations for infants, children, and adolescents. Topics include the importance of regular oral examinations, when examinations should take place, how to prepare for them, and what to expect both during and after an examination.

Contact: Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, S.W., Rochester, MN 55905, Telephone: (507) 284-2511 Secondary Telephone: (480) 301-8000 Fax: (507) 284-0161 Web Site: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health-information Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Anticipatory guidance, Children, Dental care, Educational materials, Infants, Oral health

Bethell C. 2012. Patient centered quality improvement of well-child care: Final report. Portland, OR: Oregon Health and Science University, Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, 22 pp., plus appendices.

Annotation: This final report describes a research study to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of three different patient-centered strategies for improving the quality and equity of preventive and developmental services provided to young children during well-child visits. Topics include updated anticipatory guidance for well-child visits, communications between parents and health care providers, and parents' perceptions of overall quality of healthcare visits for their children. Report contents include an introduction to research problem, a review of the literature, the study design and methods, detailed findings, discussion and interpretation of the findings, a list of products developed during the project, as well as references. Appendices provide examples and overviews of selected project elements. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Final reports, MCH research, Parent participation, Parent professional relations, Patient satisfaction, Quality assurance, Well child care

Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry. [2011]. Healthy smiles for autism: Oral hygiene tips for children with autism spectrum disorder. Baltimore, MD: Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, 36 pp.

Annotation: This guide for parents of children with autism provides tools for teaching oral health routines and preparing for dental visits. Topics include toothbrushing and flossing, behavior modification, sensory modification, finding a dental team, and visiting the dentist.

Contact: Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 650 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-1504, Telephone: (410) 706-7146 Fax: (410) 706-3214 E-mail: sswank@dentalmuseum.umaryland.edu Web Site: http://www.dental.umaryland.edu/museum/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Autism, Children, Dental care, Dental hygiene, Family centered care, Oral health

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2011-. Visual impairment in children ages 1 to 5 years: Screening. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

New Jersey Smiles. [2010]. How primary care providers can improve oral health. [Hamilton, NJ]: Center for Health Care Strategies, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet discusses what dental caries is, the epidemic levels of caries in children nationwide and in New Jersey, guidance that primary care health professionals can give to parents and other caregivers, and further actions primary care health professionals can take. A chart provides recommendations for primary care health professional action and for oral health services for children from birth to age 11 months, ages 12 to 36 months, and ages 3 to 5.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Oral health, Patient education, Primary care, Resources for professionals, Young children

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2010. Open wide: Oral health training for health professionals. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to help health and early childhood professionals working in community settings (e.g., Head Start, home visiting, WIC staff) promote oral health in the course of promoting general health for infants, children, and their families. Topics include tooth decay, risk factors, and prevention; oral health risk assessment and oral health screening; and anticipatory guidance for parents. Each of the four modules includes an overview, learning objectives, key points, a post-test, and resources. A glossary and a list of presentations, print materials, and videotapes are also presented. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Child care providers, Child health, Curricula, Dental caries, Distance education, Families, Head Start, Health personnel, High risk children, Infant health, Internet, Oral health, Parents, Prevention, Risk factors, Screening, WIC Program

Tinanoff N, Lowe E, Holt K, Goodman H. 2010. Maryland's Mouths Matter: Fluoride varnish and oral health screening programs for kids—Training for EPSDT medical providers in Maryland. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center; Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health, Office of Oral Health, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to provide Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment medical providers (i.e., physicians, nurse practitioners) and other health professionals in Maryland with knowledge and skills to reduce the incidence of dental caries among children ages 3 and under and to contribute to the establishment of a dental home. The series of four modules provides information on the role of medical providers in children's oral health. Also included are a description of the dental caries process and instructions on how to conduct a dental caries risk assessment. The modules also address the provision of anticipatory guidance, the application of fluoride varnish, and the importance of referring young children to a dentist. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Curricula, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Distance education, EPSDT, Fluorides, Maryland, Oral health, Professional training, Referrals, Risk assessment, Screening, Young children

Woolf SH, Jonas S, Lawrence RS, eds. 2008. Health promotion and disease prevention in clinical practice [2nd ed]. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins, 644 pp.

Annotation: This book was written to aid clinicians in putting into practice the preventive practices recommended by the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force. The overall theme is reducing disease and the severity of disease by the use of screening tests for early detection, immunization, and counseling about risk factors and personal behavior. Sections of the book deal with gathering information, how to use the information, and putting prevention information into practice. Chapters are organized around specific risk factors, such as tobacco, alcohol and other substance use, exercise, nutrition, weight management, injury prevention, sexually transmitted diseases, family planning, skin cancer, oral health, mental health, immunization and chemoprophylaxis. Each chapter includes references, sources for patient education, and suggested readings. Some illustrations are included.

Contact: Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, P.O. Box 1620, Hagerstown, MD 21741, Telephone: (800) 638-3030 Secondary Telephone: (301) 223-23000 Fax: (301) 223-2400 E-mail: customerservice@lww.com Web Site: http://www.lww.com Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-683-09270-7.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Disease prevention, Health behaviors, Health promotion, Health screening, Immunization, Patient education, Preventive medicine, Risk factors

Casamassimo P, Barzel R, Holt K, Siegal M. 2008. Oral health care for young children. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to help clinicians learn about providing oral health care to infants and children from birth through age 3. The modules provide information about prevention, risk assessment, and anticipatory guidance. Also included is guidance on how to manage children's behavior, with information on expectations, parental involvement, and helpful techniques. Providing restorative treatment is covered, with an emphasis on decision-making, positioning, restoration options, and alternatives to restoration. Finally, the modules address the management of emergency oral health care.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Curricula, Distance education, Emergencies, Infants, Ohio, Oral health, Patient care management, Young children

Cantrell C. 2008. The role of physicians in children's oral health. State Health Policy Monitor 2(5):1-5,

Annotation: This policy brief presents findings from two surveys on the characteristics of Medicaid programs that reimburse primary care physicians for performing preventive oral health care on young children during regular office visits, as well as on the extent to which the programs reimburse for such care. The brief includes a discussion of the importance of oral health care in childhood and physicians' role in evaluating young children's oral conditions and providing basic preventive services. Topics include the application of fluoride varnish and additional services such as risk assessments, oral examinations, and anticipatory guidance.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Fluorides, Medicaid, Oral health, Preventive health services, Young children

Dworetzky B, ed. 2008. Healthy oral health. Bright Futures: Family Matters 9(3):1-2,

Annotation: This issue of Bright Futures: Family Matters provides information and resources for families about oral health and oral health care for children and adolescents, including those with special health care needs. Topics include promoting oral health at home, research on oral health as a measure of overall quality of life, and resources from key organizational partners. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Family Voices, P.O. Box 37188, Albuquerque, NM 87176, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.familyvoices.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Children, Children with special health care needs, Dental care, Families, Family centered care, Oral health

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.