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Nowak AJ, and Christensen JR, Mabry TR, Townsend JA, Wells, MH. 2019. Pediatric dentistry: Infancy through adolescence (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders, 634 pp.

Annotation: This textbook for clinicians, residents, students, and allied health professionals provides information and themes pertinent to dentistry for children at all ages. Contents include information about oral care from conception to age 3, ages 3–6, 6–12, and adolescence. Topics include the responsibilities of non-oral-health professionals related to infant oral health, the effect of oral disease on children, dental sealants, advances in tissue engineering, and the importance of assisting the pediatric patient to transition to an adult dental home. Citations from health literature and policies and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics are included. The book includes an expert consult website featuring case studies and procedural videos along with a fully searchable version of the text.

Contact: Elsevier Saunders, 3251 Riverport Lane, St. Louis, MO 63043, Telephone: (800) 545-2522 E-mail: usbkinfo@elsevier.com Web Site: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com Document Number: ISBN 978-0-323-08546-5.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Age factors, Age groups, Child development, Child health, Children, Dental care, Evidence based medicine, Infant health, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Preventive health services, Textbooks

Meeske JA, Brickhouse TH, Casamassimo P, Wright R, Litch CS, Essling M. 2017. Pediatric dentist toolkit for seeing patients with Medicaid: Changing children's lives one smile at a time. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 19 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit for pediatric dentists offers guidance on providing care to children enrolled in Medicaid within a practice setting. Topics include understanding Medicaid, Medicaid coverage for dental services, why dentists should consider participating in Medicaid, and how to become a Medicaid provider. Additional topics include how to prepare a pediatric dental team to work with the Medicaid system, how to schedule clients, how to find training opportunities for team members, how to administer Medicaid, and how to locate resources.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Secondary Telephone: (800) 544-2174 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: pohrpc@aapd.org Web Site: https://www.aapd.org/research/policy-center/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental care, EPSDT, Medicaid, Oral health, Pediatric care, Pediatric dentistry, Pediatric dentists, Provider participation, Reimbursement, Resources for professionals, Screening

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 2016. Definitions, oral health policies, and clinical guidelines. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource comprises definitions, policies, and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. New, revised, and reaffirmed policies and guidelines address topics such as medically necessary care, work force issues and delivery of oral health services in a dental home, use of fluoride, use of dental bleaching, infection control, caries-risk assessment and management, restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and informed consent.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 Web Site: http://www.aapd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Children with special health care needs, Dental care, Guidelines, Health policy, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Perinatal health, Professional societies

Wright JT, Crall JJ, Fontana M, Gillette J, Novy BB, Dhar V, Donly K, Hewlett ER, Quinonez RB, Chaffin J, Crespin M, Iafolla T, Siegal MD, Tampi MP, Graham L, Estrich C, Carrasco-Labra A. 2016. Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants: A report of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Journal of the American Dental Association 147(8):672–682,

Annotation: This report presents findings from a systematic review and recommendations to address clinical questions related to the effect of pit-and-fissure sealants on preventing and arresting dental caries in children and adolescents. Additional topics include the efficacy of dental sealants compared with fluoride varnishes and the relative merit of head-to-head comparisons of the different types of sealant material used on pits and fissures of occlusal surfaces.

Contact: American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Web Site: http://ebd.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Dental care, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Disease prevention, Guidelines, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Preventive health services, Research

Herndon JB. 2016. Final report on testing pediatric oral health care performance measures: Tooth mortality of primary teeth and treatment after sealant placement on permanent molars. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about validation testing for pediatric oral health performance measures. Topics include tooth mortality and treatment following dental sealant placement. Contents include background, data sources, and key testing findings.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental care, Dental sealants, Dentistry, Health services delivery, Measures, Oral health, Outcome and process assessment, Pediatric care, Quality assurance, Research design, Research methodology

Booth M, Reusch C, Touschner J. 2012. Pediatric dental benefits under the ACA: Issues for state advocates to consider. Washington, DC: Children's Dental Health Project and Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 6 pp.

Annotation: This brief provides background on states’ roles in implementing changes to pediatric dental benefits. The brief also includes recommendations for advocates working to improve children’s oral health.

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, Advocacy, Children, Health care financing, Health care reform, Health insurance, Oral health, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pediatric dentistry, State initiatives

Dental Quality Alliance. 2012. Pediatric oral health quality and performance measures: Environmental scan. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an environmental scan focusing on pediatric oral health care. Contents include pediatric oral health performance and quality-measure concepts and ratings of these concepts on the basis of their validity, feasibility, and importance; gaps in existing measures; and a starter set of pediatric oral health performance measures that can be adopted by the profession.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Literature reviews, Measures, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Quality assurance

Dental Quality Alliance. 2012. Pediatric oral healthcare: Exploring the feasibility for e-measures. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report explores the feasibility of adapting a set of administrative (using claims and eligiblity data) measures for pediatric oral health into e-measures (measures based on standardized electronic formats using data mined from an electronic health records). Topics include preliminary specifications for pediatric oral health measures, data infrastructure and vocabulary standards in dentistry, challenges that need to be overcome to implement standardized e-measures in dentistry, and recommendations.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data, Health care systems, Measures, Medical records, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Quality assurance, Standards

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 2011. Strength in numbers: Five million children in five years. Chicago, IL: Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, annual. (Annual reports.)

Annotation: This annual report addresses efforts of the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to provide access to quality oral health care for children residing in underserved communities. Topics include investments in service, education, research, development activities, donors, and financing.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Foundation, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: hshc@aapd.org Web Site: https://aapdfoundation.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Foundations, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Underserved communities

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 2011. Parent education brochures. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, multiple items.

Annotation: These brochures provide information on oral health topics for parents, teachers, school nurses, and others. Topics include oral health care for infants; thumb, finger, and pacifier habits; diet and snacking; fluoride; dental sealants; emergency care; conscious sedation, general anesthesia, and nitrous oxide; pediatric dentists; preventive dentistry; regular dental visits; space maintenance; and X-ray use and safety.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Fax: (312) 337-6329 Web Site: http://www.aapd.org $45 per 100 (members); $54 per 100 (nonmembers); also available at no charge from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Consumer education materials, Dental care: Prevention services, Health promotion, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry

Edelstein BL. [2008]. Environmental factors in implementing the dental home for all young children. Washington, DC: National Oral Health Policy Center at Children's Dental Health Project, 18 pp.

Annotation: This paper explores environmental forces relevant to adopting and implementing the dental home for children. Topics include the advent of "social medicine"; early childhood caries risk and disease management; oral health and oral health care disparities; perceived need for oral health services and barriers to dental home utilization; dentistry as a profession; and dental-system capacity for children, including those with special health care needs. Additional items include program and cost implications and logic models. [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: Disease prevention, Early childhood caries, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Service delivery systems, Young children

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. 2007. Improper payments for Medicaid pediatric dental services. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an assessment of the appropriateness of Medicaid payments for pediatric dental services. The authors examined a stratified random sample of Medicaid pediatric dental services in five states during 2003 to determine whether the services met requirements for proper documentation, billing, and medical necessity. Contents include an executive summary, which presents the objective and background and a summary of the findings, recommendations, comments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and a response from the Office of the Inspector General.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, c/o U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Affairs, Cohen Building, Room 5541, 330 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone: (202) 619-1343 Fax: (202) 260-8512 E-mail: paffairs@oig.hhs.gov Web Site: http://oig.hhs.gov Available at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: OEI-04-04-00210.

Keywords: Auditing, Children, EPSDT, Health services delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Reimbursement, Utilization review

U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Domestic Policy of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform . 2007. Evaluating pediatric dental care under Medicaid. Washington, DC: U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Domestic Policy of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , 231 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the hearing held before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on May 2, 2007 to focus on the adequacy of oversight of pediatric dental care and Medicaid as brought to national attention in the circumstances that led to the death of Deamonte Driver, a 12 year old Medicaid eligible boy in Maryland who died of a brain infection caused by untreated tooth decay. Contents include statements of testimony and letters and other statements submitted for the record before the Subcommittee.

Contact: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401, Telephone: (202) 512-1800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 E-mail: contactcenter@gpo.gov Web Site: http://www.gpo.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Congressional hearings, Dental caries, EPSDT, Maryland, Medicaid, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry

Castaneda M, Dibos P, Schwartz S, ed. 2007. Conversational Spanish in pediatric dentistry. Staten Island, NY: Proctor and Gamble Professional Oral Health with Staten Island University Hospital Department of Dentistry, 33 pp.

Annotation: This handbook provides guidance on pronunciation and common phrases for communicating with Spanish-speakers at a dental visit. Topics include numbers, days, time, medical and dental history, social and behavioral history, initial visit, behavior management, prevention, emergency visit, restorative dentistry, extraction, space maintenance, orthodontics, anti-anxiety management, premedication, and general anesthesia and operating room topics.

Contact: Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH Telephone: (800) 543-2577 Web Site: http://www.dentalcare.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Health care delivery, Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatric dentistry, Spanish language materials

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2004. Guide to children's dental care in Medicaid. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 19 pp.

Annotation: This guide serves as a resource for information on clinical practice, evolving technologies, and recommendations in oral health care. Part 1 focuses on dental caries in children, including prevalence, risk, severity, unmet treatment needs, and consequences of unmet needs. Part 2 provides an overview of contemporary pediatric oral health care, including the emphasis on early initiation of oral health care, successful models for achieving oral health, recommended periodicity of services, and behavior management. Part 3 discusses policy and program considerations such as early and periodic screening, diagnostic and treatment (EPSDT) services, required oral health services, critical clinical elements of oral health services, program administration, and performance monitoring and accountability. Appendix A provides background on common oral diseases, conditions, and treatments; oral diseases in children with special health care needs; behavioral management; periodicity schedules; and radiographic guidelines. Appendix B includes the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry model dental benefits statement and list of procedures.

Contact: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244, Telephone: (877) 267-2323 Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000 Fax: Web Site: https://www.cms.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Dental care, Dental caries, Health care financing, Health services delivery, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry

Nowak AJ. 2001. Oral management of pediatric patients for non-dental professionals: A study guide. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, Center for Leadership Training in Pediatric Dentistry, 107 pp.

Annotation: This study guide for allied health professionals focuses on oral health for the infant, preschool-age child, and young school-age child. Chapter topics include oral health and general health, oral disease, common pediatric oral pathology, infant and toddler oral health management, preventive strategy, nutritive and non-nutritive sucking, oral injuries, children with special health care needs, and additional topics (the adolescent patient, orthodontic interventions, sports and oral health, tooth-bleaching techniques, dental radiographs, and behavior-management techniques). Appendices include professional recommendations for preventive dental care, anticipatory guidance for pediatric oral health, and guidelines for prescribing dental radiographs and behavior management. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental Science Building, 801 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, Telephone: (319) 335-7440 Web Site: http://www.dentistry.uiowa.edu/pediatric Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Infants, Oral health, Parents, Patient management, Pediatric care, Pediatric dentistry, Training materials

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Research, Training and Education. 2000. Maternal and child health training program: [Fact sheets]. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Research, Training and Education, 15 pp.

Annotation: These fact sheets describe the fifteen leadership training programs in maternal and child health. The training programs are in the following areas: continuing education and development, social work, pediatric occupational therapy, pediatric physical therapy, graduate medical education in historically black colleges and universities, adolescent health, maternal and child health leadership education in neurodevelopmental and related disabilities, behavioral pediatrics, nursing, schools of public health, pediatric pulmonary centers, the maternal and child health training program, nutrition, communication disorders, and pediatric dentistry. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Adolescent health, Behavioral sciences, Blacks, Communication disorders, Continuing education, Graduate education, Leadership training, Lung diseases, MCH training programs, Medical education, Neural development, Nursing, Nutrition, Pediatric dentistry, Pediatric occupational therapy, Physical therapy, Public health education, Social work

Reforming States Group and Milbank Memorial Fund. 1999. Pediatric dental care in CHIP and Medicaid: Paying for what kids need, getting value for state payments. New York, NY: Milbank Memorial Fund, 1 v.

Annotation: This report proposes a new approach to policy for state financing of oral health care for the 20 million children who lack access to preventive and reparative services. It explores the opportunity that the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) presents to legislators and state policymakers to develop effective new pediatric oral health programs, reform ineffective pediatric dental Medicaid programs, and maximize the impact of public health approaches to improve the oral health of children who suffer the most oral disease.

Contact: Milbank Memorial Fund, 645 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10022-1095, Telephone: (212) 355-8400 Fax: (212) 355-8599 E-mail: mmf@milbank.org Web Site: http://www.milbank.org Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 1-887748-28-8.

Keywords: Children, Dental insurance, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Reports, State Children's Health Insurance Program, State health insurance programs, State legislatures

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1997. Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Pediatric Dentistry Education: Application kit for CFDA 93.110TG—Application guidance, including form PHS-6025-1. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 25 pp.

Annotation: This document explains the Maternal and Child Health Center for Leadership in Pediatric Dentistry Education grant application process. It includes Bureau directives, lists specific requirements and program elements for maternal and child health leadership in pediatric dentistry education, and explains the application process. Appendices include additional instructions and guidelines. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Applications, Child health, Federal grants, Leadership, MCH training programs, Manuals, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry

Moss SJ. 1988. Testimony of Dr. Stephen J. Moss. D.D.S., Chairman, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education and Related Agencies of the Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives April 27, 1988, 10:10 a.m.. Unpublished document, 1 v.

Annotation: The testimony in this document provides advice to the subcommittee on the best way to formulate the Year 2000 health objectives on pediatric oral health. A list of six oral health objectives recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics is provided along with additional statements about the Year 2000 health objectives for the nation made on March 10, 1988. Appendices include an early childhood caries fact sheet and three reports/modules related to health professionals' role in pediatric oral health care.

Keywords: Child health, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Health objectives, Healthy People 2000, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Young children

   

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.