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Edelstein BL, Perkins J, Vargas CM. 2020. The role of law and policy in increasing the use of the oral health care system and serivces. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 99 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information to increase awareness about the role law and policy play in improving oral health and focuses on state, tribal, and local settings. Topics include financing oral health care, the government’s role in the oral health workforce, challenges in accessing available oral health care, recommendations for additional research, and emerging trends and issues.

Contact: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, MD 20852, Fax: (240) 453-8282 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Government role, Laws, Local government, Oral health, Public policy, Regulations, State legislation

Shanel-Hogan KA, Mouden LD, Muftu GG, Roth JR, eds. [2005]. Enhancing dental professionals' response to domestic violence. San Francisco, CA: Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 6 pp.

Annotation: This training tool is designed to enhance oral health professionals' response to domestic violence. Topics include clinical signs of domestic violence, routine assessment, documentation and intervention, and action steps. Contents include a fact sheet, a national resource list, and a pocket card with assessment tips. Summaries on JCAHO standard PC.3.10, mandatory reporting, and privacy issues with corresponding web links for more information are also provided.

Contact: Futures Without Violence, 100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129-1718, Telephone: (415) 678-5500 Fax: (415) 529-2930 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Case assessment, Dental hygienists, Dentists, Domestic violence, Facial injuries, Head injuries, Intervention, Laws, Neck injuries, Oral health, Professional ethics


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.