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Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health. 2022 (ca.). Fast facts on oral health. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This series of fact sheets provides information for consumers about a variety of oral-health-related topics. Topics include accessing oral health care in Illinois, anticipatory guidance and fluoride varnish application for health professionals who accept Medicaid, breastfeeding and oral health, cleft lip and cleft palate, oral health during pregnancy, e-cigarettes and vaping, oral health and learning, and pain-management options for oral health care.

Contact: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health, 535 West Jefferson Street, Third Floor, Springfield, IL 62761, Telephone: (217) 785-4899 Secondary Telephone: (800) 547-0466 Fax: (217) 524-4201 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Breastfeeding, Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Fluoride varnish, Illinois, Medicaid, Oral health, Pain management, Pregnant women, Smokeless tobacco, State materials

Indiana State Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2020. Oral health metrics—Indiana. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana State Department of Health, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report presents metrics to provide insights into the oral health status of Indiana’s population. Metrics for children from families with low incomes eligible for Medicaid/the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are also presented. In addition, the report provides information about dental caries, periodontal disease, cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx, orofacial clefts, disparities and socioeconomic factors, oral health and general health, and oral health data and community health in Indiana.

Contact: Indiana State Department of Health, 2 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Telephone: (317) 233-1325 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Children's Health Insurance Program, Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Indiana, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral cancer, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Socioeconomic factors, State materials, Statistical data

University of Alabama Medical Center. 1967. International Seminar on Medical Genetics, August 31-September 3, 1966. Washington, DC: U.S. Children's Bureau; reprinted from the Alabama Journal of Medical Sciences. 3(4):351-518, 530. October 1996, 167 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings discuss genetics in expanding health programs for mothers and children; biochemical genetics in medicine; cleft lip and cleft palate in Iceland; genetics studies in human dental caries; old and new data on the genetics of human populations; medical and dental findings in the Brandywine Isolate; genetical investigations in mental retardation; clinical genetics at a population level in the ethnicity of disease in the United States; gene dosage effects in man; dermatoglyphics and chromosomes; reflections on 20 years experience of genetic counseling; gene function; diseases at the molecular level; diagnosis and management of metabolic abnormalities; epidemiology of selected genetic diseases; clinical cytogenetics; and indications for chromosome analyses.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Biochemical genetics, Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Conferences, Cytogenetics, Dental caries, Disease, Epidemiology, Ethnic factors, Genetics, Iceland, Mental retardation, Metabolic diseases

University of Michigan, School of Public Health. 1961. Handicapped children: Problems, programs, services in Michigan . Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 96 pp. (Continued education series; no. 93)

Annotation: This publication is a compilation of the papers presented at a conference to provide information needed by local health agencies in order to handle problems brought to their attention through the recognition of the importance of childhood handicapping conditions. The topics discussed are the handicapped as a public health problem, Michigan programs for children with developmental disabilities, cooperative MCH health services for handicapped children, children with cleft lip or palate, prematurity as a cause of childhood mortality and morbidity, hospital care of premature infants, nursing responsibilities for follow up care of premature infants, Michigan programs for premature infants, trends in finding children with eye problems, reading readiness, sight conservation in Michigan, and the Michigan Crippled Children Commission program of medical care for the prevention of blindness in children.

Keywords: Child mortality, Children with developmental disabilities, Children with special health care needs, Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Conferences, Infant morbidity, Infant mortality, MCH services, Michigan, Prematurity, Public health nurses, Public health services, Vision disorders


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.