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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

Fleming E, Seymour B, eds. 2019. Interdisciplinary approaches for improved oral health: Building the field through integrated and community-based health practices. Springfield, IL: American Association of Public Health Dentistry, 10 pp. (White paper)

Annotation: This paper highlights interdisciplinary approaches for improving oral health: (1) human papillomavirus vaccination uptake, (2) fluoride varnish application, and (3) emergency department utilization for nontraumatic or preventable oral conditions. Each example highlights how population health can be improved with integrated health practices. Each describes the public health significance of the action; highlights best, evidence-based strategies; presents stories from the field to illustrate the impact of the action; and suggests how oral health professionals can advocate for change while optimizing oral health and overall health.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 Web Site: http://www.aapd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Fluoride varnish, Human papillomavirus, Oral health, Public health, Service integration, Vaccination

Future Smiles. 2016-. Future Smiles: Participation forms. Las Vegas, NV: Future Smiles, 4 items.

Annotation: These forms are intended for use in implementing a school-based oral hygiene program to provide preventive oral health services (screenings, cleanings, fluoride varnish applications, dental sealant application, and education) for children from families with low incomes in Nevada. Contents include a consent form, a data-collection form, a parent letter, and a privacy notice. zzz

Contact: Future Smiles, 3074 Arville Street, Las Vegas, NV 89102, Telephone: (702) 889-3763 E-mail: info@futuresmiles.net Web Site: http://futuresmilies.net Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental sealants, Fluoride varnish, Forms, Low income groups, Nevada, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Prevention, School health programs, State programs

Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services. 2016. Fluoride varnish guide. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information about fluoride varnish for health professionals and parents. Topics include how fluoride varnish works, whether it is safe, how often it should be applied, and why it is recommended. An application protocol is provided, and the advantages of fluoride varnish are discussed.

Contact: Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services Section, 710 James Robertson Parkway, Andrew Johnson Tower, Nashville, TN 37243, Telephone: (615) 741-3111 E-mail: tn.health@tn.us Web Site: https://tn.gov/health/section/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental caries, Fluoride varnish, Oral health, Prevention, Safety, State programs, Tennessee

Minnesota Oral Health Coalition. 2016. Provider training fluoride varnish HD. Plymouth, MN: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 1 video (2:11 min.).

Annotation: This video for health professionals begins with a pediatric dentist explaining what fluoride varnish is, how it is applied, and why it is important to apply it to the teeth of infants and young children. The video then shows the dentist as she applies fluoride varnish to the teeth of a young child with a parent using the knee-to-knee position, explaining what she is doing step by step. The dentist then provides post-application instructions to share with parents.

Contact: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 4190 Vinewood Lane N, #111-416, Plymouth, MN 55442, Telephone: (763) 381-1701 E-mail: info@minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org Web Site: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Fluoride varnish, Infant health, Oral health, Videotapes, Young children

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Oral Health Program. 2014. West Virginia Cavity Free by Three: Fluoride varnish manual for health care providers. Charleston, WV: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Oral Health Program, 32 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to help primary care health professionals and others reduce the rate of dental caries in infants and young children ages 6 to 36 months in West Virginia. Contents include

Contact: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Oral Health Program, 350 Capitol Street, Room 427, Charleston, WV 25301, Telephone: (304) 558-5388 Web Site: https://dhhr.wv.gov/oralhealth/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Children's Health Insurance Program, Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Infants, Medicaid, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health services, Primary care, Reimbursement, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, Screening, State programs, Training, West Virginia, Young children, and parent-education materials. , coding and billing, information about the implementation strategy (training and certification protocol) for caries risk assessment, fluoride-varnish application, and facilitation of the age 1 dental visit, training resources

American Dental Association. 2013. Clinical recommendations for use of professionally-applied or prescription-strength, home-use topical fluoride agents for caries prevention in patients at elevated risk of developing caries. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 2 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides information that health professionals can use in making decisions about which fluoride agents (fluoride varnish, fluoride mouthrinse, fluoride gel or paste) are most appropriate for infants and children under age 6, children and adolescents ages 6–18, and adults over age 18, as well as for adult root caries. Dosages and application schedules are provided. Risk factors for developing tooth decay are included.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adults, Child health, Fluoride, Fluoride varnish, Infant health, Oral health, Risk factors

Marinho VCC, Worthington HV, Walsh T, Clarkson JE. 2013. Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents. West Sussex, United Kingdom: Cochrane Library, 78 pp. (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013(7))

Annotation: This review provides information about the effectiveness and safety of fluoride varnishes in preventing dental caries in children and adolescents and examines factors potentially modifying their effect. The review presents a summary of findings, background, objectives, methods, results, and a discussion. Implications for practice are presented.

Contact: Cochrane Library, John Wiley and Sons, 1 Oldlands Way, West Sussex, United Kingdom P022 9SA, Telephone: +44 (0)1243 843336 E-mail: cs-cochrane@wiley.com Web Site: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/mrwhome/106568753/HOME Available from the website.

Keywords: Fluoride varnish, Oral health, Prevention, Research, Safety

   

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.