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Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities. 2019. Survey of oral health professionals and students who volunteered at the UDOH Office of Health Disparities' Dental Day Clinics. Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities, 23 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a survey of volunteers working at Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities dental day clinics, where patients receive oral health care at no charge. The purpose of the survey was to measure the effectiveness of OHD's strategies. The report provides background, describes the National Partnership for Action (NPA) to End Health Disparities framework used to guide efforts related to the dental day clinics, and presents key findings.

Contact: Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities, Cannon Health Building , 288 North 1460 West , Salt Lake City, UT 84106, Web Site: ttps://health.utah.gov/disparities/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Low income groups, Oral health, State programs, Surveillance, Dental clinics, Utah

Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health. 2018. School-based dental sealant program manual. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, 47 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides professional recommendations and states’ expectations for school-based dental sealant programs under the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include local program operations, regulatory compliance, compliance with ODH policies, sealant program eligibility, sample program forms, clinical materials and methods, retention checks, Medicaid billing and collection, reimbursement guidelines, health professional enrollment, filing claims, performance benchmarks and performance standards, reporting, ODH program reviews, and compliance with other ODH requirements. The appendices contain sample forms, records, letters, and other practice-related materials.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental sealants, Forms, Guideline adherence, Manuals, Ohio, Oral health, Parents, Resources for professionals, School based clinics, State programs

Doherty M, Bingham D, Kislak R, Kolo S, Barzel R, Holt K (eds.). 2018. Safety net dental clinic manual (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center,

Annotation: This manual is designed to help dental clinic staff with all aspects of clinic development and ongoing operations. Chapter topics include essential elements, facilities and staffing, finances, administrative operations, quality management, and clinical operations. Links to sample policies, efficiency tips, professional standards, supply lists, floor plans, design tips, equipment photographs, customizable budget worksheets, funding strategies, quality-improvement plans, fact sheets, and websites are included. [Partially 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

Keywords: Adults, Dental care, Dental clinics, Manuals, Oral health, Professional training, Program management

Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health. 2016. [Public health dental clinics] manual of operations. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Division of Dental Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This reference manual provides information about operating a dental public health program in Virginia. Topics include patient care, community program operations, dental sealant program operations, professional development, and resources. Contents include agreements, guidelines, plans, procedures, protocols, standards, surveys, trainings, and videos. Some resources are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-7775 Fax: (804) 864-7783 Web Site: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Dental clinics, Manuals, Oral health, Program descriptions, Protocols, Public health dentistry, Resources for professionals, Spanish language materials, Virginia

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health. 2016. Maryland Mighty Tooth: Dental sealant guidelines and operations manual. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 57 pp.

Annotation: This manual helps school-based dental sealant program personnel design new programs and evaluate and update existing ones. Contents include an introduction to the Maryland Mighty Tooth Dental Sealant Program, outcomes and evaluation, and best practices; an overview of information and administrative protocols; a summary of how to operate effective community programs; a discussion of tooth-surface selection, materials, and application techniques; an overview of assessment and data collection; lists of relevant health curricula, training programs, and reports; site reviews; and information about technical assistance.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 201 West Preston Street, Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-5300 Secondary Telephone: (800) 735-2258 Fax: (410) 333-7392 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/Pages/contactus.aspx Web Site: http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/oralhealth/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental sealants, Guidelines, Manuals, Maryland, Oral health, School age children, School based clinics, State programs

Hamilton J. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Cooperstown, NY: Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 22 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to expand preventive school-based oral health services to include restorative care in four high-need rural school districts in New York. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include the project services timeline, a risk-assessment tool, a workflow diagram, enrollment and consent forms, posters, a brochure, video links, promotional materials, a satisfaction survey, and a press release. The process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [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: Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, New York, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Rural population, School based clinics, School districts, Service integration, Systems development

Barzaga C. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Pomona, CA: Center for Oral Health, 19 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to implement comprehensive oral health services in two school-based health centers operating in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement (CQI), sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include the CQI plan, integration report, operations manual, and spatial analysis. A break-even analysis and process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set are also provided. [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: California, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, School districts, Service integration, Systems development, Urban population

Wovcha S. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Minneapolis, MN: Children's Dental Services, 26 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to integrate comprehensive oral health care into a school-based health center in Minneapolis, MN. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement (CQI), sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. A project brochure; a CQI plan; a memorandum of under- standing template; a permission form; and the process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set are also available. [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: Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Minnesota, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, Service integration, Systems development, Urban population

Poerio D. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. East Hartford, CT: Integrated Health Services, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to expand a school-based health center oral health program in East Hartford, CT. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. The appendices include parent permission forms for screening and treatment in English and Spanish, a program brochure, a referral list and forms, and a sterilization log. The process, out- come, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [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: Comprehensive health care, Connecticut, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Systems development, Urban population

Anastos E. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Lemon Grove, CA: Lemon Grove School District, 16 pp. plus attachments.

Annotation: This report describes a project to build a dental clinic and provide comprehensive oral health services to students attending a combined elementary and middle school (kindergarten through eighth grade) in Lemon Grove, CA. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Appendices include an announcement about the clinic opening, sample forms in English and Spanish, a needs-assessment cover letter and survey, a program brochure, and a memorandum of under- standing between the university and the school district. The process, outcome, and impact indicators/minimal data set is also provided. [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: California, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Elementary schools, Facility design and construction, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Middle schools, Model programs, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Rural population, School based clinics, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Systems development

Bruski K. 2016. Children’s Oral Healthcare Access Program [final report]. Costa Mesa, CA: Share Our Selves, 14 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report describes a project to integrate an oral-health-care program into an existing school-based clinic serving students attending a public charter school (kindergarten through grade 8) in Santa Ana, CA. Topics include delivery-system design, interdisciplinary care, client/community education, continuous quality improvement, sustainability, evaluation, and resources and capabilities. Meeting agendas and minutes, a student consent form, and a program brochure and other outreach materials are included. [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: California, Comprehensive health care, Dental care, Final reports, Health services delivery, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Model programs, Oral health, Outreach, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, Service integration, Systems development, Urban population

Crall JJ, Illum J, Martinez A, Pourat N. 2016. An innovative project breaks down barriers to oral health care for vulnerable children in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 7 pp.

Annotation: This policy brief describes a project to improve oral health care for young children at 12 federally qualified health center clinic sites with co-located oral health and primary care services in Los Angeles County, California. Contents include program goals to reduce barriers to obtaining oral health care for infants and young children from birth through age 5 and strategies and interventions to meet program goals. Topics include infrastructure, practice-management technical assistance, training, quality-improvement learning collaboratives, community systems development, and policy analysis. Additional topics include the location and characteristics of participating clinics, the number of visits for children by project year and quarter, and policy implications.

Contact: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Telephone: (310) 794-0909 Fax: (310) 794-2686 E-mail: chpr@ucla.edu Web Site: http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, California, Clinics, Community health centers, County programs, Dental care, Infants, Local initiatives, Oral health, Policy development, Primary care, Program improvement, Public health infrastructure, Quality assurance, Service integration, Systems development, Technical assistance, Training, Work force, Young children

Georgia Department of Human Resources, Family Health Branch, Oral Health Section. 2014. Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program: Reaching Georgia's children where they learn—Parents' guide. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources, Oral Health Section, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents describes oral health services available to students from families with low incomes who attend schools in Georgia. It discusses program goals, outlines services, and provides tips on the importance of oral health screening and education, as well as nutrition and overall health.

Contact: Georgia Department of Public Health, Oral Health Program, Two Peachtree Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-3186, Telephone: (404) 657-2850 Web Site: https://dph.georgia.gov/oral-health-program Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Georgia, Low income groups, Mobile health units, Oral health, Preventive health services, Referrals, School based clinics, School health programs, School linked programs, Screening, State programs

Children's Dental Health Project. 2014. Dental sealants: Proven to prevent tooth decay–A look at issues impacting the delivery of state and local school-based sealant programs. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 21 pp. plus appendices.

Annotation: This report provides an overview of program designs and key issues in school-based dental sealant programs (SBSPs). Topics include factors that may facilitate or hinder program financing, impact, and sustainability. The report describes the efforts of five states (Illinois, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, and Wisconsin) with longstanding SBSPs and provides recommendations for promoting children's oral health through such programs. Appendices include survey forms of pre-tested questions for state and local oral health and dental sealant programs.

Contact: Children's Dental Health Project, 1020 19th Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 833-8288 Fax: (202) 331-1432 E-mail: info@cdhp.org Web Site: https://www.cdhp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Dental sealants, Financing, Health promotion, Health services delivery, Oral health, Prevention programs, School based clinics, State programs, Surveys, Sustainability

Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy. 2014. Prevention first: Making sure New York smiles. Albany, NY: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, 4 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief describes information about the status of oral health in New York state and opportunities for preventing oral disease in adults, pregnant women, and children. Topics include the costs associated with oral disease and solutions at the individual level (e.g., brushing and flossing, eating healthy foods, drinking fluoridated tap water) and at the community level (e.g., increasing access to fluoridated water, fluoride varnish, and school-based dental sealant programs).

Contact: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, 150 State Street, Fourth Floor, Albany, NY 12207, Telephone: (518) 463-1896 Fax: (518) 463-3364 Web Site: http://www.scaany.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Health status, New York, Oral health, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, School based clinics, State programs, Water

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin. 2014. Administration Manual: Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin,

Annotation: This video for school administrators and staff describes dental sealants and school-based and school-linked dental sealant programs in Wisconsin. Topics include program components, administration, costs, and results.

Contact: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 620 South 76th Street, Suite 120, Milwaukee, WI 53214, Telephone: (414) 292-4000 Secondary Telephone: (414) 337-4561 Fax: (414) 231-4972 Web Site: http://www.chawisconsin.org/oral-health.php?pg=13 Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental sealants, Model programs, Oral health, School age children, School based clinics, State programs, Wisconsin

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2014. School-Based Dental Sealant Program: Reference guide for tooth surface assessment and selection. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This guide for professionals participating in Ohio's dental sealant program provides information about the criteria and methods for deciding sealant placement. Topics include visual assessment to detect surface cavitation and/or signs of dentinal involvement before sealant placement, differences between noncavitated and cavitated dental caries lesions, and selecting sealants for repair or replacement. Photographs are included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: , Dental sealants, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, School age children, School based clinics, State programs

Community Preventive Services Task Force. 2013. Improving oral health. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Community Guide Branch, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources provide evidence-based recommendations and findings about what works to improve public oral health. Strategies are reviewed and interventions outlined in three key areas: (1) prevention of dental caries, (2) prevention of oral and pharyngeal cancers, and (3) prevention of oral and facial injuries. Recommendations for community water fluoridation and school-based dental-sealant programs are included.

Contact: Community Preventive Services Task Force, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Community Guide Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, N.E., MSE69, Atlanta, GA 30329, Telephone: (404) 498-6595 E-mail: communityguide@cdc.gov Web Site: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/task-force/community-preventive-services-task-force-members Available from the website.

Keywords: Cancer, Community based services, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Health promotion, Injuries, Oral health, Prevention services, Program evaluation, School age children, School based clinics, Water

National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments. 2013. Schools and the Affordable Care Act. Washington, DC: American Institutes for Research, 11 pp. (In brief)

Annotation: This brief provides school leaders, staff, and other stakeholders who seek to support the health and wellness of elementary and secondary school students with information on three school-related health strategies supported by the Affordable Care Act (ACA): school-based health centers, community-school health partnerships, and supports for pregnant and parenting adolescents. For each strategy, the brief provides background information, evidence-based recommendations, and information about how the ACA can support implementation. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments, American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 403-5000 Fax: (202) 403-5001 Web Site: http://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent parents, Communities, Dental sealants, Health care reform, Health insurance, Oral health, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pregnant adolescents, Public private partnerships, School age children, School based clinics

Michigan Dental Association. 2013. Best practices for the application of dental sealants in school-based oral health programs. Okemos, MI: Michigan Dental Association, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about best practices for applying dental sealants in school-based oral health programs. Topics include indications for sealant placement, tooth surface assessment, sealant placement, and sealant evaluation.

Contact: Michigan Dental Association, 3657 Okemos Road, Suite 200, Okemos, MI 48864-3927, Telephone: (800) 589-2632 Fax: (517) 372-0008 Web Site: http://www.smilemichigan.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental sealants, Model programs, Oral health, School age children, School based clinics, School health programs

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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.