Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program. 2015. Missouri Preventive Services Program: A report from the 2014–2015 school year. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program, 15 pp.
Annotation: This report highlights the accomplishments of a program to promote oral health in infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 18 in Missouri through oral health education and preventive oral health services. Topics include information about oral health screening, fluoride-varnish application, and referral for needed oral health care. Contents include the number of participants and percentages of children with poor oral hygiene, dental sealants, treated tooth decay, untreated decay, treatment urgency, white spot lesions, and early childhood caries. Recommendations are also provided.
Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-5874 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.
Keywords: Dental caries, Dental sealants, Early childhood caries, Fluorides, Health education, Health status, Missouri, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Population surveillance, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, School age children, Schools, Screening, State programs, Statistical data