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Displaying records 1 through 14 (14 total).

Community Health Center of Franklin County. n.d.. Silver diamine fluoride: A new treatment for cavities. Turners Falls, MA: Community Health Center of Franklin County, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides information about silver diamine fluoride and how it is used to arrest dental caries in children and adults. The brochure explains what silver diamine fluoride is; provides detailed steps for applying it; and discusses indications for use, benefits, risks, drawbacks, and contraindications.

Contact: Community Health Center of Franklin County, 338 Montague City Road, Turners Falls, MA 10376, Web Site: http://www.chcfc.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Oral heath, Fluoride, Tooth decay, Prevention, Treatment, Low income groups

Surdu S, Langelier M, Fosse C, Li Q. 2020. Contributions of general and specialty dentists to provision of oral health services for people with special needs. Rensselaer, NY: Oral Health Workforce Research Center, 50 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a study conducted to evaluate the attitudes and willingness of general and specialty dentists to treat people with special health care needs and to identify barriers that dentists face in caring for them. The report presents findings from a literature review and results and conclusions from the study.

Contact: Oral Health Workforce Research Center, New York Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Albany, SUNY, School of Public Health, 1 University Place, Suite 220, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3445, Telephone: (518) 402-0250 Fax: (518) 402-0252 Web Site: http://www.oralhealthworkforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents with special heath care needs, Adults with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Dentists, Oral health, Statistical data, Studies, Training

HealthEfficient. 2020. TOHF workflow, configuration & billing guide. Albany, NY: HealthEfficient, 36 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides information about workflow, configuration, and billing for the Transforming Oral Health for Families project. Topics include logic, specifications, and documentation; best practice workflow; configuring required data elements; billing guidelines and resources; and additional support.[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: Educational materials, Fluoride, Health services, Oral heath, Prevention, Risk assessment, Statistical data

Children's Dental Health Project. 2018. Introducing quality improvement methodology: Learning for action. Washington: DC: Children's Dental Health Project, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings of the Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement National Learning Network to enhance the evidence base for improving access to and quality of oral health care for pregnant women and infants. It discusses project activities, the rationale for the quality-improvement processes, and preliminary results of the collaborative. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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: , Access to health care, Infants, Oral heath, Pregnant women, Quality assurance

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2018. Best practice approach report: Use of fluoride in schools. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 24 pp. (Best practice approaches for state and community oral health programs)

Annotation: This report focuses on best practices for the use of fluoride in schools. It discusses fluoride as a measure to prevent tooth decay in children, different types of programs that provide fluoride to children, and different forms of fluoride. Evidence for the efficacy of fluoride in preventing tooth decay and best practice criteria are provided. The report also includes state practice examples.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org

Keywords: Dental caries, Fluoride, Oral heath, Prevention, School health services

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2017. School dental sealant programs white paper. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3 pp.

Annotation: This paper provides information about tooth decay prevalence and Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors recommendations related to school-based dental sealant programs (SBSPs). The effectiveness of sealants for preventing tooth decay is discussed, along with considerations for SBSPs, including sealant material selection and staffing considerations.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental sealants, Oral heath, School health programs

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2017. Guidance on how to analyze data from a school-based oral health survey. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 15 pp.

Annotation: This report provides a framework for how to appropriately analyze data from a statewide school-based oral health survey with a complex sampling design. The report discusses steps to take to prepare for data analysis, statistical packages and program code to use, other things to consider and be aware of, and where to get additional help.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Dental sealants, Oral heath, School health programs

World Health Organization. 2017. WHO Expert Consultation on Public Health Intervention against Early Childhood Caries, Report of a Meeting, Thailand, 26-28 January 2016. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization,

Annotation: This report provides information about a meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand, to explore possible public health solutions to early childhood caries and consider actions to ensure that future generations of children have better oral health and quality of life worldwide. The report includes an overview of the issues and the meeting objectives, a summary of plenary sessions and group discussions, and a participants’ statement.

Contact: World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland , Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11 Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111 E-mail: info@who.int Web Site: http://www.who.int/en Available from the website.

Keywords: Early childhood caries, International health, Oral heath, Prevention, World health, Young children

Lee M, Iverson S. 2016. Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement Project: Monitoring the HUSKY Program's capacity for caring for pregnant women and infants. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Voices for Children, 11 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a study to determine the impact of the Perinatal Infant and Oral Health Quality Improvement Project (PIOHQIP) on access to care for pregnant women and infants in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program. Contents include an overview of PIOHQIP and information about the study methods, including subjects, instruments, data, analytical approach, and limitations. Tables provide information on the project-implementation schedule; survey respondents; changes in health care use among pregnant women, new mothers, and infants; and changes in health professional practice. The survey instrument is included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Connecticut Voices for Children, 33 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, Telephone: (203) 498-4240 Fax: (203) 498-4242 E-mail: voices@ctvoices.org Web Site: http://www.ctvoices.org

Keywords: Access to health care, Connecticut, Health care delivery, Health care utilization, Infants, Medicaid, Oral health, Perinatal heath, Pregnant adolescents, Pregnant women, Program improvement, Quality assurance, State MCH programs, State surveys

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center and Maryland Department of Health, Office of Oral Health. 2015–. Maryland Mighty Tooth: School-based dental sealant training program. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center; Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health, Office of Oral Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This training program for school-based dental sealant program (SBSP) staff in Maryland pro- vides information about the history, operations, and underlying principles of SBSPs. Topics include guidelines for infection control in SBSPs, tooth selection and assessment for dental seal- ants, the sealant-application process, and program operations. Self-assessment quizzes are included.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Oral Health, 201 West Preston Street, Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-5300 Secondary Telephone: (800) 735-2258 Fax: (410) 333-7392 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/Pages/contactus.aspx Web Site: http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/oralhealth/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Curricula, Dental sealants, Maryland, Oral heath, Preventive health services, Program management, School age children, School health programs, State programs, Training

Rego MI, Fuccillo R, Barksdale C. 2014. Mobilizing for oral health equity: An interdisciplinary effort webinar. [no place]: Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council, 1 video (1 hour).

Annotation: This webinar, held on July 22, 2014, explains the root causes of oral health disparities and provides recommendations for enhanced leadership, networking, and collaboration. Topics include oral -disease-prevention strategies, health-promotion techniques, and recommendations to increase oral health awareness by sharing information about oral health equity and integrating oral health concepts into existing strategies.

Contact: Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council, Web Site: http://region3.npa-rhec.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Disease prevention, Health disparities, Heath promotion, Leadership, Networking: Community action, Oral health, Videos

American Diabetes Association. [2011]. Living with diabetes: Oral health and hygiene. Alexandria, VA: American Diabetes Association,

Annotation: This resource provides information on oral health and oral hygiene for individuals with diabetes. Topics include the prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes, plaque, and toothbrushing and flossing. Frequently asked questions and an oral health care quiz are also available from the website.

Contact: American Diabetes Association, ATTN: Center for Information, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311, Telephone: (800) 342-2383 Fax: E-mail: AskADA@diabetes.org Web Site: http://www.diabetes.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Dental hygiene, Diabetes, Educational materials, Health promotion, Oral heath

Helm T, Rice G, Hein J. 2009. Yuma County needs assessment. [Tuscon, AZ]: University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Center for Rural Health, 68 pp.

Annotation: This document is a needs assessment for Yuma Country, Arizona. The document includes a summary of county characteristics (history and description, demographic indicators, marital status, economic indicators, and education) and discusses general health indicators, materal and perinatal health indicators, infant and child health indicators; Healthy People 2010; Title V block grant performance measures; and a survey of prenatal care in Yuma County.

Contact: University of Arizona, Center for Rural Health, 1295 N Martin - P.O. Box 245163, Tucson, AZ 85724, Telephone: (520) 626-5823 Fax: (520) 626-3101 E-mail: http://crh.arizona.edu/contact Web Site: http://www.crh.arizona.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Domestic violence, Economic factors, Education, Educational attainment, Health, Health care utilization, Health services, Healthy People 2010, Infant health, Low birthweight, Low income groups, Marital status, Perinatal health, Prenatal care, Statistical data, Title V of the Social Security Act, Unemployment, lead poisoning, oral heath

Koop CE. 1989. Remarks by C. Everett Koop, M.D., Sc.D., Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service. Presented at the 100th Anniversary of the P.H.S. Commissioned Corps, January 4, 1989, Washington, DC.. , 36 pp.

Annotation: This document presents remarks delivered by the U.S. Surgeon General on January 4, 1989, at the 100th anniversary of the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Contact: National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894, Telephone: (301) 594-5983 Secondary Telephone: (888) 346-3656 Fax: (301) 402-1384 E-mail: custserv@nlm.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nlm.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Federal programs, Health services, History, Oral health, Public heath agencies

   

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.