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Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health. [2016]. Oral health and pregnancy. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, 1 p. (Oral health in Massachusetts; A fact sheet)

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about oral health during pregnancy. It discusses oral health issues that are common during pregnancy and the possible consequences of periodontal disease during pregnancy. It also provides tips for how women can keep their mouths healthy before and during pregnancy and on how parents can keep their infant’s or toddler’s teeth healthy. Information about relevant programs in Massachusetts is included.

Contact: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, 250 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 624-6060 Secondary Telephone: (617) 624-5992 Fax: (617) 624-6062 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant health, Massachusetts, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Periodontitis, Pregnancy, State programs

Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, Lewis BG, Barker LK, Thornton-Evans G, Eke P, Beltran-Augilar ED, Horowitz AM, Li C. 2007. Trends in oral health status: United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 92 pp. (Vital and health statistics: Series 11, Data on health resources utilization; no. 248)

Annotation: This preliminary report presents national estimates and trends for oral health status measures for individuals ages 2 and over by sociodemographic status. Data were drawn from the National Health and Examination Survey (NHANES). Measures include dental caries, dental sealants, incisal trauma, periodontal health, dental visits, perception of oral health status, tooth retention, and edentulism. Estimates for monitoring progress toward the Healthy People 2010 oral health objectives using NHANES source data are also presented.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: Web Site: Available at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: DHHS (PHS) 2007-1698.

Keywords: Children, Dental caries, Federal initiatives, Injuries, National surveys, Office visits, Oral health, Periodontitis, Public health dentistry, Statistical data


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.