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Community Health Center of Franklin County. n.d.. Silver diamine fluoride: A new treatment for cavities. Turners Falls, MA: Community Health Center of Franklin County, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides information about silver diamine fluoride and how it is used to arrest dental caries in children and adults. The brochure explains what silver diamine fluoride is; provides detailed steps for applying it; and discusses indications for use, benefits, risks, drawbacks, and contraindications.

Contact: Community Health Center of Franklin County, 338 Montague City Road, Turners Falls, MA 10376, Web Site: http://www.chcfc.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Oral heath, Fluoride, Tooth decay, Prevention, Treatment, Low income groups

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health. n.d.. Healthy teeth healthy smiles and the role fluoride plays. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides information about the role that fluoride plays in keeping teeth healthy. It offers information about tooth decay and how to prevent it, explains what fluoride and community fluoridated water (CFW) are, and discusses how drinking CFW can help prevent tooth decay. The brochure also presents tips for keeping the mouth healthy and discusses the importance of good oral health for overall health.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-6400 Fax: (573) 751-6010 E-mail: info@health.mo.gov Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Fluoride, Oral health, Prevention

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin. n.d.. Dental sealant permission slip—template. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 5 pp.

Annotation: This template can be used to develop a permission slip to obtain consent from parents for their child to receive dental sealants as well as other related preventive oral health services from a school-based dental sealant program. The template can be customized with the program name and other information. Space to provide additional information that parents would like the program to know is included. The permission slip template is available in Arabic, Burmese, English, Hmong, and Spanish.

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: https://www.chawisconsin.org/

Keywords: Consent, Dental sealants, Fluoride, Non English language materials, Oral health, Prevention, School health services, Spanish language materials

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health. n.d.. Brushing is fun! Guidelines for toothbrushing in North Carolina child care programs—Infant and toddler classrooms (tooth eruption to 3rd birthday)--Steps for group toothbrushing in preschool classrooms. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health; Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, 4 pp.

Annotation: These guidelines provide information about toothbrushing for children ages 3–7 in North Carolina preschool programs. Topic include steps for group toothbrushing in preschool programs, toothbrush and storage-rack care, and general toothbrushing information. Helpful hints for group toothbrushing and Information about fluoride toothpaste are also included.

Contact: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu Web Site: http://www.sph.unc.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: , Early childhood education, Fluoride, Infant health, North Carolina, Oral health, Spanish language materials, State programs, Young children

Barzel R, Holt K, eds. 2020. Fluoride varnish and silver diamine fluoride: A resource guide. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 15 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides an annotated list of resources on the use and application of fluoride varnish and silver diamine fluoride, including materials on data and surveillance, professional education and training, and public education. Descriptions of and contact information for relevant organizations are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Access to health care, Fluoride varnish, Oral health, Prevention, Treatment

Hoke K, Weyler S. 2020. Fluoridation 50-state survey: State laws and regulations addressing fluoridation in water. St. Paul, MN: Network for Public Health Law, 48 pp.

Annotation: This survey provides a summary of the statutes and regulations related to water fluoridation in each U.S. state and select jurisdictions. For each state, the names of the statute and regulation (where available) are included.

Contact: Network for Public Health Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105, Telephone: (651) 695-7749 Fax: (651) 695-7749 Web Site: https://www.networkforphl.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Fluoride, Oral health, Regulation, State legislation

HealthEfficient. 2020. TOHF workflow, configuration & billing guide. Albany, NY: HealthEfficient, 36 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides information about workflow, configuration, and billing for the Transforming Oral Health for Families project. Topics include logic, specifications, and documentation; best practice workflow; configuring required data elements; billing guidelines and resources; and additional support.[Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Educational materials, Fluoride, Health services, Oral heath, Prevention, Risk assessment, Statistical data

University of Colorado, Public Health and Dental Medicine. 2020. Children's oral health: Demonstration of the five oral health clinical core competencies. Denver, CO: CU Productions, 1 video (6:14 min.).

Annotation: This video shows a health professional performing the five oral health clinical competencies, as recommended by the Health Resources and Services Administration, during a well-child visit. The competencies include risk assessment; oral health evaluation; preventive intervention, including fluoride varnish application; communication and education, including patient engagement and self-management goal-setting; and interprofessional collaboration and practice, including dental referral and care coordination. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: CU Productions, University of Colorado, 1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1220, Denver, CO 80204, Web Site: https://cuproductions.tv Available from the website.

Keywords: Care coordination, Fluoride, Oral health, Prevention, Service integration, Videotapes, Young children

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Arizona—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Arizona conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Arizona, Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs. , Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Colorado—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Colorado conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: , Colorado, Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Montana—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Montana conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Montana, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Wyoming—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Wyoming conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Montana, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Oral health services environmental scan: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 18 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Arizona conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Denver Health, Office of Research, Denver, CO 80204, E-mail: OfficeofResearch@dhha.org Web Site: https://www.denverhealth.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: , Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine, Wyoming

Schroeder S, Knutson S. 2020. North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program NOFO DP18-1810 year 2 evaluation report. Grand Forks, ND: Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota; Bismark, ND: Oral Health Program, North Dakota Department of Health, 41 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about an evaluation of the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program, the purpose of which is to improve the oral health of all North Dakotans through prevention and education. The report addresses the following topics: evaluation and stakeholder engagement; community water fluoridation; statewide oral health surveillance; and evaluation use, dissemination, and a sharing plan.

Contact: North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 301, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200, Telephone: (800) 472-2286 Secondary Telephone: (701) 328-2356 Fax: (701) 328-1412 Web Site: http://www.ndhealth.gov/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: , Evaluation methods, Fluoride, Health education, North Dakota, Oral health, Prevention, State programs

Schroeder S. 2020. Evaluation of SEAL!ND: School year 2019—2021. Grand Forks, ND: Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota; Bismark, ND: Oral Health Program, North Dakota Department of Health, 49 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about an evaluation of The North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program’s school-based dental sealant program, SEAL!ND, which has been providing oral health screening, dental sealant and fluoride varnish applications, education, and referrals for students throughout North Dakota since 2012. The report covers the following topics: evaluation; clinical reach and dental referrals; participating school personnel perceptions of SEAL!ND; and reach of the related program, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile in partnership with Bridging the Dental Gap, which offers access to oral health care at additional schools in the state.

Contact: North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 301, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200, Telephone: (800) 472-2286 Secondary Telephone: (701) 328-2356 Fax: (701) 328-1412 Web Site: http://www.ndhealth.gov/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: , Dental sealants, Fluoride varnish, Health education, North Dakota, Oral health, Prevention, Prevention, School health, State programs

American Academy of Pediatrics, Oral Health Initiative, Medicaid I Medicare I CHIP Services Dental Association; and National Academy for State Health Policy. 2019. 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

Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition. 2019. Check-up on oral health: A call to action. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition, 5 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information about the importance of oral health throughout the lifespan, the economic costs of oral disease and oral health disparities, and efforts to improve access to preventive oral health services in Michigan. Topics include gains made in increasing access statewide through the expansion of Healthy Kids Dental, a public-private partnership between the Michigan Department of Community Health and Delta Dental; maintenance of dental benefits for adults enrolled in Medicaid; community water fluoridation; and dental sealants.

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: https://www.chawisconsin.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adults, Barriers, Children, Coalitions, Community action, Dental sealants, Fluorides, Health care disparities, Infants, Life course, Medicaid, Michigan, Older adults, Oral health, Policy development, Preventive health services, Public private partnerships, State programs, Statewide planning, Water, Wisconsin

Michigan Public Health Institute, Center for Child and Family Health. 2019. Varnish! Michigan Babies Too! Program annual report. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 10 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings and recommendations from an evaluation of a program to increase awareness of oral health among health professionals, facilitate the incorporation of oral health into well-child visits, and increase access to preventive care for young children at high risk for dental caries. Topics include a project overview, purpose, key questions, and evaluation methods. Additional topics include findings on health professionals reached, training, confidence in program delivery, program fidelity, health professional satisfaction, supply of fluoride varnish, children reached, and benefits and barriers.

Contact: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 201 Townsend Street, Box 30195, Lansing, MI 48913, Telephone: (517) 373-3740 Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4911_4912_6226---,00.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Michigan, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health services, Primary care, Program descriptions, Program evaluation, Provider participation, Reimbursement, Screening, State programs, Training, Work force, Young children

From the First Tooth. 2019. Periodicity schedule & alternatives for pediatric preventive oral health in primary care. Portland, ME: From the First Tooth, 1 p. (From the First Tooth and Fluoride: 4 by 4)

Annotation: This periodicity schedule and alternatives for pediatric preventive oral health care provides guidance for care in primary care settings based on MaineCare reimbursement limitations. Services are organized by age of the child (ages 6 months to 5 years) and include parent education, oral evaluation, fluoride application, and referral to a dentist. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: From the First Tooth / Before the First Tooth, c/o MaineHealth, 110 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 662-6296 E-mail: info@fromthefirsttooth.org Contact E-mail: COTES4@mainehealth.org Web Site: http://www.fromthefirsttooth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Fluorides, Infants, Maine, Oral health, Parent education, Pediatric care, Preventive health services, Primary care, Referrals, Reimbursement, Screening, Service integration, State programs, Young children

DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. 2019. Effective communication for oral health professionals. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, multiple videos.

Annotation: This series of videos presents skills and techniques that oral health professionals can use to engage patients or parents and help them make oral health behavior changes. The videos promote the principles of motivational interviewing, person-centered care, and trust and collaboration between the health care team and the patient or parent. Topics include engaging and agenda setting, following up on patient goals, an open-ended question during a caries-risk conversation, a closed-ended question during a caries-risk conversation, a caries-risk conversation, ask-tell-ask, questions and reflection while discussing patient values, and discussing fluoride with a parent.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Oral health, Videos, Fluoride, Behavior, Collaboration, Risk assessment

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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.