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Displaying records 1 through 8 (8 total).

Clifford S, Austin C. 2015. Betel nut. Hillsborough, NC: Orange County Health Department, 1 p.

Annotation: This handout provides information about the potentially harmful effects of chewing betel nut, including increased risk for cancer and gum disease. The handout addresses risk associated with combining betel nut and tobacco and risks for chewing betel nut for pregnant women and children. The handout also includes information about the importance of talking with a doctor and dentist about betel nut use and early cancer detection and provides phone numbers for information about oral health care in North Carolina. The handout is available in English, Burmese, and Karen.

Contact: Orange County Health Department, P.O. Box 8181, Hillsborough, NC 27278, Telephone: (919) 732-8181 Contact Phone: (919) 245-2387 Contact E-mail: sclifford@orangecountync.gov Web Site: http://www.orangecountync.gov/departments/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Cancer, Children, Early intervention, Gingivitis, Non English language materials, North Carolina, Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Risk factors, Substance use, Tobacco use

March of Dimes. 2014. Your pregnant body: Gum and teeth change. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource discusses changes to gums and teeth that may occur during pregnancy and what women can do to keep their gums and teeth healthy. Topics include inflamed and infected gums and salivary changes. The resource conveys the importance of keeping teeth and gums clean, being gentle with teeth and gums, cutting down on sweets, getting regular oral health care, not delaying dental treatment until after delivery, and when to schedule a dental appointment.

Contact: March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, Telephone: (914) 997-4488 Secondary Telephone: Web Site: http://www.marchofdimes.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer health education, Dental care, Dental hygiene, Gingivitis, Nutrition, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Pregnant women

Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health. [2007]. Dental health during pregnancy. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health, 2 pp. (Fact sheet)

Annotation: This fact sheet presents messages designed to help women maintain or improve their oral health before and during pregnancy. Oral health problems that women may experience during pregnancy are discussed, including problems that may result from hormonal changes, poor diet and nutrition, or lack of oral health care. Guidance on establishing and maintaining oral hygiene practices (toothbrushing and flossing) and oral health care (routine and emergency visits, oral x-rays, and prescriptions) is given.

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: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/oral-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Nutrition, Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental hygiene, Diet, Disease prevention, Gingivitis, Oral health, Pregnant women

Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services Section. [2007]. Pregnant? Don't forget to take good care of your teeth!. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services Section, 1 p.

Annotation: This tip sheet for pregnant women presents information about common oral health problems during pregnancy and steps that women can take to prevent problems or reduce discomfort. Topics include gum disease, oral hygiene, possible impact on the health of the fetus, and oral health care.

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 care, Dental hygiene, Fetus, Gingivitis, Health promotion, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Pregnancy, Pregnant women

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. [2006]. Protecting the health of your unborn baby: Tooth and gum care during pregnancy. [Boise, ID]: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides information for pregnant women on the importance of oral health and oral health care during pregnancy. Topics include oral hygiene, oral health care, and the prevention of gingivitis and periodontal disease. Available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease prevention, Educational materials, Gingivitis, Health education, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Spanish language materials, Women's health promotion

Children's Dental Health Project. 2005. Racial and ethnic disparities in oral health. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet discusses racial and ethnic disparities in oral health and oral health care. Topics covered include differences in oral health, differences in oral health care, differences in oral health coverage, consequences of disparities, and oral health workforce diversity. Under each topic, specific statistical information is provided.

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: Adults, Child health: Adult health, Children, Dental caries, Ethnic factors, Gingivitis, Health insurance, Low income groups, Oral health, Racial factors, Uninsured persons

Manitoba Collaborative Project for the Prevention of Early Childhood Tooth Decay, Healthy Smile Happy Child Pilot Project. [2004]. Healthy baby teeth start here!. Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada: Winnepeg Regional Health Authority, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for pregnant women, parents, and other caregivers provides information about oral health during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood. Information about gum infection during pregnancy and tips for preventing gum disease is provided. The importance of a healthy diet that includes plenty of calcium and Vitamin D is also addressed. Oral hygiene and healthy feeding practices for infants and young children are also included, as well as information about the relationship between oral behaviors and dental caries. The brochure is available in English, Cree, and French.

Contact: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, 1800-155 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3C 4YI, Telephone: (204) 926-7000 Fax: (204) 926-7007 Web Site: http://www.wrha.mb.ca Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Consumer education materials, Dental caries, Diet, Disease prevention, Gingivitis, Infants, Non English language materials, Nutrition, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Pregnancy, Pregnant women

Califano JV. 2003. Position paper: Periodontal diseases in children and adolescents. Journal of Periodontology 74(11):1696-1704,

Annotation: This position paper presents a brief summary of the state of knowledge about periodontal diseases in children and adolescents. Topics include dental plaque–induced gingival diseases, various stages and severity of periodontitis, and periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic diseases.

Contact: American Academy of Periodontology, 737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60611-6660, Telephone: (312) 787-5518 Fax: (312) 787-3670 Web Site: https://www.perio.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Child health, Children, Disease prevention, Gingivitis, Oral health, Periodontal disease, Resources for professionals

   

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.