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Schroeder S, Knutson S. 2020. Medical-dental integration in North Dakota. Grand Forks, ND: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Center for Rural Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes the reach, patients served, and outcomes of a medical-dental integration model employed in the University of North Dakota’s Center for Family Medicine in Bismarck. The model provides oral health screenings, fluoride varnish application, dental referrals, and care coordination for patients in the primary care setting while also educating medical residents and direct care staff quarterly on the association between oral health and overall health.

Contact: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Center for Rural Health, 1301 North Columbia Road Stop 9037, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037, Telephone: (701) 777-3848 Fax: (701) 777-6779 E-mail: ruralhealth@med.und.edu Web Site: https://ruralhealth.und.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Health screenings, North Dakota, Oral health, Program coordination, Referrals, Service integration, State programs

Washington State Department of Health, Oral Health Program and Surveillance and Evaluation Section. 2017. Smile Survey 2015–2016: A report on the oral health of Washington's children. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Oral Health Program and Surveillance and Evaluation Section, 56 pp.

Annotation: This report presents results from an assessment of oral health among children in Head Start and early learning programs and children in kindergarten and second and third grade in public elementary schools in Washington. Results are compared with 2010 and 2005 Smile Survey results and with Healthy People 2020 objectives and national averages. Topics include oral disease prevalence, decay experience and untreated tooth decay, dental sealants, and oral health disparities.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, Prevention and Community Health Division, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Web Site: http://www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandServices/PreventionandCommunityHealth.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Comparative analysis, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Elementary schools, Head Start, Health care disparities, Health disparities, Health status, Oral health, Prevalence, Screenings, State surveys, Washington, Young children

First Things First. 2015. The big picture for Arizona's littlest kids. Phoenix, AZ: First Things First, 4 pp.

Annotation: This report provides state-national comparisons on families and young children in Arizona. Contents include the percentage of infants and children from birth to age 5; households with young children; children living in poverty; children being raised by a single parent, an adolescent parent, or grandparents; children from birth to age 17 receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; infants born prematurely or with low birthweight; children who lack health insurance, have untreated tooth decay, or lack needed vaccinations; children ages 3 and 4 who attend preschool; and young children who received developmental or sensory screenings. Information about local and community efforts to strengthen families, support healthier children, and promote early learning are included.

Contact: First Things First, 4000 North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85012, Telephone: (602) 771-5100 Secondary Telephone: (877) 803-7234 E-mail: community@firstthingsfirst.org Web Site: http://www.firstthingsfirst.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Arizona, Child health, Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Families, Family health, Family support, Infant health, Infants, Learning, Oral health, Outcome and process assessment, School readiness, Screenings, State surveys, Statistical data, Vulnerability, Young children

Valencia A. 2014. Healthy Smiles, Healthy Growth, 2013–2014: Assessing the oral health status and body mass index of third grade children in Illinois. Chicago, IL: Chicago Community Oral Health Forum, 28 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an assessment of the oral health and weight status of children in third grade in Illinois. Contents include information about the survey methods, oral health disparities, growth disparities, and conclusions. Results are compared to results from earlier surveys.

Contact: Heartland Alliance, Oral Health Forum, 1100 W. Cermak, Suite 518, Chicago, IL 60608, Telephone: (773) 491-2632 Web Site: https://www.heartlandalliance.org/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Child development, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Ethnic groups, Growth monitoring, Health care disparities, Health disparities, Health status, Illinois, Low income groups, Needs assessment, Obesity, Oral health, Preventive health services, School age children, School based management, Screenings, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

Children’s Oral Health Action Team. 2014. Ohio's school nurse toolkit: A guide to help make good decisions for your school's oral health program. Cleveland, OH: Children’s Oral Health Action Team, 10 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to assist school nurses in planning and implementing an oral health program at their school or in their district. Topics include needs assessments; oral health care education for school nurses, for teachers, for students, and for families; prevention; screenings; and referrals.

Contact: Children's Oral Health Access Team, Cleveland, OH Telephone: (216) 881-7860 Secondary Telephone: (216) 881-7860 Fax: (216) 881-7863 Web Site: http://info@raiseyourvoiceforkids.org/COHAT Available from the website.

Keywords: State programs, Needs assessment, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, Program development, Referrals, School age children, School districts, School health education, School health programs, School nurses, Schools, Screenings

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Oral Health Program. 2012. Oral health screening guide. [Madison, WI]: Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This handout presents photographs illustrating varying degrees of tooth decay and other oral conditions in young children, along with a tooth-eruption chart to aid health professionals in oral health screening. The handout also provides facts on fluoride varnish, as well as tips on oral hygiene, dental visits, and other oral health topics.

Contact: Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Oral Health Program, Division of Public Health, P.O. Box 2659, Madison, WI 53701-2659, Fax: (608) 266-3483 Web Site: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/oral-health/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Early childhood caries, Fluorides, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Screenings, Young children

Institute of Medicine, Committee on Preventive Services for Women. 2011. Clinical preventive services for women: Closing the gaps. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 211 pp., brief (4 pp.)

Annotation: This report reviews what preventive services are necessary for women's health and well-being and should be considered in the development of comprehensive guidelines for preventive services for women. Topics include existing prevention guidelines, gaps that may exist in recommended preventive services for U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) preventive services guidelines for women and in Bright Futures and USPSTF guidelines for adolescents, and specific services and screenings that could supplement currently recommended preventive services for women. Information about preventive services defined by the Affordable Care Act; existing coverage practices of national, state, and private health plans; and the process for regularly updating the recommendations are included.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu $59.00 plus shipping and handling; also available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-21538-1.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Clinics, Guidelines, Health care reform, Health insurance, Preventive health services, Screenings, Women's health

Mouden LD, Holt A, Amerine C. [2010]. AR Smiles: Arkansas oral health screening, 2010. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Department of Health, Office of Oral Health, 12 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from oral health screenings of students in third grade in Arkansas public schools. Topics include dental caries experience, untreated caries, dental sealants, and referral for care. The report contains tables and graphs illustrating distributions overall, by race, and by public health region.

Contact: Arkansas Department of Health, Office of Oral Health, 4815 West Markham, Slot 18, Little Rock, AR 72205, Telephone: (501) 661-2240 Secondary Telephone: (501) 661-2000 Fax: (501) 661-2055 Web Site: http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/oralhealth/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Arkansas, Children, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Oral health, School age children, Screenings, State surveys

   

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.