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New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition. 2017. NH oral health baseline survey I: Identifying oral health resources and promising practices in community-based, non-traditional settings. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition, 56 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the results of a survey to identify community-based oral health programs that take place outside traditional dental offices in New Hampshire. It discusses models, including child-focused programs; voucher programs; and programs in dental operatories, medical offices, senior centers, and institutional facilities. The report also provides cross-model comparisons and discusses networks for follow-up care and referral, alignment of reimbursement and services, opportunities for increasing integration between oral health care and overall health care, and lessons learned.

Contact: New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition, 4 Park Street, Concord, NH 03301, Telephone: (603) 415-5550 E-mail: info@nhoralhealth.org Web Site: http://nhoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community programs, Health care delivery, New Hampshire, Oral health, Service integration, Surveys

Center for Health Care Strategies. 2016. Advancing oral health through the Women, Infants, and Children Program: A New Hampshire project. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 6 pp. (Profile)

Annotation: This brief describes a pilot project to integrate preventive oral health care for women with low incomes and children from families with low incomes through local sites of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in New Hampshire. The brief also explores alternative channels for bringing oral health care and education to populations with low incomes. Topics include administrative procedures, technology, capacity, funding, lessons learned, and next steps.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Consumer education, Dental care, Health education, Infants, Low income groups, New Hampshire, Oral health, Pilot projects, Policy development, Preventive health services, Program development, Service integration, State initiatives, WIC Program, Women

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. [2015]. Pay for prevention: Oral health services at NH WIC. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 1 p.

Annotation: This poster presentation describes a partnership between the state oral health program, public health dental hygienists, and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) staff at three sites in New Hampshire to provide on-site preventive oral health services to pregnant women and children enrolled in WIC. The goal of the project was to determine if this service-delivery model could be sustained without supplementary grants. Topics include background on clinical needs, barriers to care, current research, project services, project costs, and first-year findings.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Costs, Evaluation, Health services delivery, Infants, Model programs, New Hampshire, Oral health, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, State MCH programs, Sustainability, WIC program, Young children

[New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program]. [2015]. Why is data important?. [Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program], 1 p.

Annotation: This poster describes sources of oral health data in New Hampshire including the state's burden report, web-based interactive system for direction and outcome measures, and social vulnerability index. It also explains how the data is used and why it is important. Topics include understanding the oral health status and needs of residents, efforts being made to impact oral health, and the capacity of the state to address oral health needs.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Contact Phone: (603) 271-1568 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Contact E-mail: karen.paddleford@dhhs.state.nh.us Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Data collection, Health status, Measures, Needs assessment, New Hampshire, Oral health, Population surveillance, State surveys, Vulnerability

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. 2015. New Hampshire oral health data 2015. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report provides a statewide snapshot of oral health status, contributing factors, and the impact of poor oral health in New Hampshire. It also provides information about the role of the state oral health program in improving oral health status and shaping statewide surveillance data. Topics include state oral health program staffing and activities; the purpose and use of available data; public health service delivery; demographic and socioeconomic profiles; the burden of oral disease and injury; risk and protective factors; and the dental safety net, work force, and capacity. Data are presented in tables and figures throughout the document.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adults, Barriers, Children, Dental caries, Health care disparities, Health disparities, Health status, New Hampshire, Oral health, Population surveillance, Preventive health services, Protective factors, Risk factors, State surveys, Statistical data, Work force

New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition. 2015. The 2015 New Hampshire oral health plan. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition, 34 pp.

Annotation: This document provides a framework for achieving optimal oral health and is intended to be a roadmap for everyone who has a stake in New Hampshire's oral health. Contents include information about the plan's purpose, the plan's relationship to other guiding documents, evaluation of the 2003 plan, oral health challenges in New Hampshire, the development process, priority areas, implementation, and a sustainability plan. Topics include access to oral health care, oral disease, injury prevention, intervention, and integration of oral health care into primary care.

Contact: New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition, 4 Park Street, Concord, NH 03301, Telephone: (603) 415-5550 E-mail: info@nhoralhealth.org Web Site: http://nhoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community action, Disease prevention, Healthy People 2020, Intervention, New Hampshire, Oral health, Service integration, Statewide planning

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. 2015. New Hampshire oral health program five-year communication plan 2015–2020. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 20 pp.

Annotation: This document for state oral health program staff and their partners outlines a plan for delivering key oral health messages and other oral health information to target audiences in New Hampshire over a five-year period. Contents include guiding principles; program duration and funding; primary and secondary target audiences and states of behavioral change; plan goals, priorities, objectives, barriers, and benefits; oral health influencers/partners and funding sources; and recommendations by year. The appendices contain the logic model and work plan.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Communication, Infants, New Hampshire, Oral health, Outreach, Parents, State MCH programs, Statewide planning, Young children

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. 2014. Oral health in New Hampshire: 2014 update. [Concord, NH]: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 3 pp. (Data brief)

Annotation: This brief presents findings on oral health in infants, children, adolescents, and adults in New Hampshire based on analyses of data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the National Survey of Children's Health. Topics include tooth loss, oral health status, and use of preventive oral health services.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Children, Health care utilization, Health status, New Hampshire, Oral health, Population surveillance, Preventive health services, State surveys

Kelly S, Anderson L. 2014. The New Hampshire 2013–14 Third Grade Healthy Smiles-Healthy Growth Survey: An oral health and body mass index assessment of New Hampshire third grade students. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, 18 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a statewide survey on the oral health, height, and weight status of students in third grade in New Hampshire. Contents include the survey background, a description of children participating in the oral health screening, and height and weight measurements, methods, and results. It includes data on children participating in the survey by county and statewide prevalence of tooth decay experience, dental sealants, treatment urgency, and overweight and obesity. Data are presented by sex and National School Lunch program participation at the school level and region level.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Body height, Body weight, Data collection, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Geographic regions, Health status, Low income groups, New Hampshire, Obesity, Oral health, Population surveillance, School age children, Screening, Sex characteristics, State surveys

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. 2014. Oral health program activities in New Hampshire–2014 update. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document describes data collection and analysis activities conducted by New Hampshire's state oral health program. Contents include information about the oral health status of students in second and third grade in schools participating in prevention programs, as well as findings on community-based preventive and restorative oral health services provided to children from families with low incomes. Information about adult oral health perceptions, access to oral health services, and oral health status are also included.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community health services, Health status, New Hampshire, Older adults, Oral health, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, School age children, School health programs, Screening, State surveys

Coalition of National Health Education Organizations. 2012. Don't deal away our health!. [Normal, IL]: Coalition of National Health Education Organizations, 6 v.

Annotation: This series of reports describe federal funding for chronic disease prevention programs in six states (Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Washington) and the potential impact on the individuals served by these programs if federal funds are reduced or eliminated. The report addresses programs and impacts in the following areas: breast, cervical, and colon cancer; diabetes; domestic violence and sexual assault; heart disease and stroke; oral health; and tobacco.

Contact: Coalition of National Health Education Organizations, Normal, IL 61790-5220, Telephone: (309) 438-2324 Fax: (309) 438-2450 E-mail: matempl@ilstu.edu Web Site: http://www.cnheo.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Alaska, Block grants, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Colorado, Idaho, New Hampshire, Program budgeting, Public health services, South Carolina, State programs, Washington

Josselyn H. 2012. Get in shape. Lancaster, NH: Weeks Medical Center, 25 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes the activites of the program Get in Shape, which provided direct services with an intensive structured program to overweight and obese children and their parents at Weeks Medical Center in northern rural New Hampshire. The project period was March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2012. The report includes goals and objectives, program activities and evaluation methods, accomplishments and barriers, and future plans and sustainability. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent nutrition, Child nutrition, Local programs, New Hampshire, Obesity, Physical activity, State programs

New Hampshire Child Fatality Review Committee. 2011. The State of New Hampshire twelfth report of the Child Fatality Review Committee. [Concord, NH]: New Hampshire Child Fatality Review Committee, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report, which covers calendar years 2009 and 2010, describes the work of the New Hampshire Child Fatality Review Committee, which reviews fatalities of New Hampshire children. The report includes a statement of accountability and discusses activities related to the child fatality review committee, a review and analysis of data, and responses to recommendations from child fatality committee case reviews conducted in 2009 and 2010.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Justice, Child Fatality Review Committee, 33 Capitol Street, Concord, NH 03301, Telephone: (603) 271-3658 Web Site: http://www.doj.nh.gov/criminal/victim-assistance/child-fatality-review-committee.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Bereavement, Child death, Child death review, New Hampshire, Public policy, SIDS, Statistical data, Training

National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices. 2010. Children and mental health webcast. [Washington, DC]: National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices,

Annotation: This archived webcast from January 27, 2010 offers a broad perspective on the landscape and issues relating to children and mental health. It also provides examples of states' efforts to innovate and reform the children's mental health delivery system. The vision of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is presented along with experiences from New Mexico, New Hampshire, and New Jersey. Presentations from four panelists are made available on the website. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices, Hall of the States, 444 North Capitol Street, Suite 267, Washington, DC 20001-1512, Telephone: (202) 624-5300 Fax: (202) 624-5313 E-mail: webmaster@nga.org Web Site: http://www.nga.org/cms/center Available from the website.

Keywords: Child mental health, Children, Health care reform, Mental health services, Multimedia, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, State initiatives

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health. 2010. Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: New Hampshire statewide needs assessment. [Concord, NH]: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health, 59 pp.

Annotation: This needs assessment provides a data analysis and capacity assessment of home visiting services in the state of New Hampshire. It includes an overview of current home visiting programs, indicating where there are disparities and gaps and identifying populations in need of additional services. The data analysis is based on the Social Determinants in Health construct, where indicators used to assess risk included the following: premature births, low birth weight, infant mortality, poverty, crime, domestic violence, child maltreatment, school dropout rates, substance abuse, and employment, to determine communities at higher risk. The report concludes with a narrative summary of the needs assessment results, including how the state will address unmet needs.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301, Telephone: (603) 271-4517 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, x4517 Fax: (603) 271-4519 Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/mch/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Home visiting, Needs assessment, New Hampshire, Reports, State MCH programs

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Prevention Services. 2010. New Hampshire 2008-09 Third Grade Healthy Smiles-Healthy Growth Survey: Oral health and body mass index assessment of New Hamsphire 3rd grade students. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services, 9 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an oral health screening and body mass index assessment among students in third grade in New Hampshire public schools. Topics include demographics of children undergoing oral health screenings and height and weight measurements. Statewide and regional prevalence statistics on tooth decay experience, dental sealants, oral health treatment urgency, overweight, and obesity are also addressed.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Body weight, Data, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, New Hampshire, Oral health, Population surveillance, School age children, Screening, State surveys

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. 2010. New Hampshire oral health workforce strategic plan. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 95 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the first comprehensive strategic plan focused on the supply diversity, cultural competency, composition, and distribution of the oral health work force serving residents in New Hampshire. Topics include the planning process, environmental scan, public input, selection of final recommendations, and next steps. The appendices contain information about planning task force, advisory committee, key informant interviews, and focus groups; the consumer survey tool and results from surveys of dentists and dental hygienists; and task force recommendations.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Dental care, Dental hygienists, Dentists, New Hampshire, Oral health, State surveys, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Work force

Endowment for Health. 2008. Oral health in New Hampshire. [Concord, NH]: Endowment for Health, 9 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the work, accomplishments, and lessons learned over the 2001–2007 period for 68 oral health programs in New Hampshire funded by the Endowment for Health. Topics include access, oral health status, work force, leadership development and planning, infrastructure development, and public awareness. Document contents include an outline of oral health goals and strategies, a review of the oral health landscape in the states during the 7-year period, brief program summaries, a review of lessons learned and the programs' impact on grantmaking and direction, and a look ahead for oral health policy in New Hampshire.

Contact: Endowment for Health, 14 South Street, Concord, NH 03301, Telephone: (603) 228-2448 Fax: (603) 228-1304 E-mail: info@endowmentforhealth.org Web Site: http://www.endowmentforhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, New Hampshire, Oral health, Program descriptions, State programs

Ward SK, Savage S, Stracuzzi N. 2007. Children's health insurance in New Hampshire: An analysis of New Hampshire Healthy Kids. Durham, NH: Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire, 11 pp. (Policy brief no. 1)

Annotation: This policy brief analyzes the effectiveness of the New Hampshire Healthy Kids program, the state's State Children's Health Insurance Program. The brief includes an introduction, discusses indicators of success in providing insurance converage for children in New Hampshire, and reviews the role of a nonprofit corporation (also called New Hampshire Healthy Kids) established in 1993 in the program's success. References are included.

Contact: Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire, 73 Main Street, Huddleston Hall G05B, Durham, NH 03824, Telephone: (603) 862-2821 Fax: (603) 862-3878 Web Site: http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Low income groups, New Hampshire, State Children's Health Insurance Program, State programs, Uninsured persons

Churilla A. 2007. Low-income families in New Hampshire. Durham, NH: Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire, 8 pp. (Issue brief no. 3)

Annotation: This brief, which is intended to inform policy discussion on the challenges facing families with low incomes in New Hampshire, identifies individual and structural characteristics that heighten families' risk of low income. The brief profiles families with low incomes in the state, documents recent trends in the economic status of families with low incomes in the state, and identifies characteristics of families that experience particular obstacles to economic stability. The report concludes with a discussion of policies that impact these families. Statistical information is presented in tables and figures throughout the report. Endnotes are included.

Contact: Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire, 73 Main Street, Huddleston Hall G05B, Durham, NH 03824, Telephone: (603) 862-2821 Fax: (603) 862-3878 Web Site: http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Families, Low income groups, New Hampshire, Risk factors, Trends

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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.