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American Dental Hygienists' Association. n.d.. Oral health nutrition. Chicago, IL: American Dental Hygienists' Association, 1 p.

Annotation: This document provides information about oral health and nutrition. The document describes foods that help to build healthy teeth and gums including foods that provide calcium, B vitamins, vitamins C and D, iron and protein, and magnesium and zinc. The document also explains the role of dental hygienists in providing oral health education and establishing a tobacco cessation program.

Contact: American Dental Hygienists' Association, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60611, Telephone: (312) 440-8900 Fax: (312) 440-1806 Web Site: http://www.adha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental hygienists, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Nutrition, Oral health, Patient education, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2018. Addressing tobacco in dental settings: A resource for dental professionals. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document, which is geared toward oral health professionals, focuses on screening and counseling for tobacco use and exposure during dental visits. The document explains why addressing tobacco use and exposure is important and provides guidelines for how to screen and provide counseling in 1–3 minutes using the "5As" protocol: ask, advise, assess, assist, arrange.Tobacco and oral health facts are also provided.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Counseling, Health screening, Oral health, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

World Health Organization. 2017. WHO monograph on tobacco cessation and oral health integration. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization,

Annotation: This monograph provides information about systematic reviews of the association between tobacco use and oral diseases and potential benefits of tobacco-use cessation on oral health outcomes. For each systematic review, the methodology, results, and a discussion are presented. The monograph also includes policy recommendations related to integrating brief tobacco interventions into oral health programs in primary care.

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: Oral health, Public policy, Research, Service integration, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2016. 6 | 18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action–State Medicaid & Public Health Convening: Meeting summary. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 20 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes a convening held on February 8–9, 2016, to launch a collaborative engagement with states to help them explore how to translate the evidence on interventions related to controlling asthma, tobacco cessation, and unintended pregnancy prevention into implementation within state Medicaid programs. Contents include pre-convening planning calls, state identified priorities and state convening meeting objectives, an overview of state convening, state team planning summary results, evaluation summary, and next steps. The appendices contain a description of the 6 | 18 Initiative to align evidence-based preventive practices with emerging value-based payment and delivery models, the meeting agenda, the participant list, and the state action plan template.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Asthma, Collaboration, Contraception, Health care delivery, Learning, Medicaid, Meetings, Models, National initiatives, Peer groups, Policy development, Pregnancy prevention, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Program planning, Reimbursement, State programs, Statewide planning, Teamwork, Tobacco cessation

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, Truth Initiatve. 2015. Broken promises to our children: A state-by-state look at the 1988 state tobacco settlement 17 years later. Washington, DC: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, 142 pp.

Annotation: This report focuses on how states have spent funds from the November 1998 tobacco settlement agreement, under which the nation's major tobacco companies have been making annual payments to states. The report presents key findings, tables, graphs, maps, and state-by-state data.

Contact: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids, 1400 Eye Street, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 296-5469 Fax: (202) 296-5427 Web Site: http://www.tobaccofreekids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Financing, Legislation, Prevention, Smoking, Smoking cessation programs, State programs, Statistical data, Tobacco use

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health. 2015. Information for health care providers and public health professionals: Preventing tobacco use during pregnancy. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources for health care and public health professionals present information on the adverse health effects of tobacco use on pregnancy; the prevalence of smoking before, during, and after pregnancy; and what works to help pregnant women quit smoking. Additional topics include electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and cutting back the number of cigarettes smoked without quitting. Links to hotlines, campaign materials, and other resources for professionals, as well as tips for women and their families are included.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Disease prevention, Drug administration routes, Drug use during pregnancy, Environmental exposure, Health promotion, Nicotine, Pregnant women, Product safety, Resources for professionals, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2015. Medicaid match for state tobacco cessation quitlines. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 3 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for state and territorial health officials describes federal guidance that would allow states to claim tobacco cessation quitline expenditures as a Medicaid administrative cost and receive a 50 percent administrative match rate for services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries. Topics include comprehensive coverage for pregnant women, coverage for individuals who are not pregnant including children, and tobacco cessation telephone quitlines as allowable Medicaid administrative activities. The fact sheet also describes current state status, barriers that have delayed states' implementation of the guideline, and recommendations for how state health agencies can overcome the barriers.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Administrative policy, Adolescents, Barriers, Children, Financing, Health care reform, Health insurance, Hotlines, Pregnant women, Program development, Reimbursement, Smoking cessation, State health agencies, Systems development, Tobacco use

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2015. Tobacco smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant women: Behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides clinical preventive services recommendations related to tobacco smoking cessation in adults including pregnant women. Topics include behavioral and pharmacotherapy interventions. Contents include the full recommendation statement; supporting documents including the final research plan, evidence review, and evidence summary; a clinical summary; and related information for consumers and health professionals.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Evidence based medicine, Literature reviews, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health. 2015. Tips from former smokers: Dental professionals—Help your patients quit. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources provide guidance for oral health professionals on helping their clients quit smoking. Contents include a fact sheet on how to support clients, a handout on reasons to quit, a continuing education training, answers to frequently asked questions such as how quitlines work and how effective they are, an intervention card that lists steps for conducting brief interventions with clients, and supplemental materials.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Intervention, Oral health, Pregnant women, Public awareness campaigns, Public awareness materials, Resource for professionals, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use, Training

Longeway B, Hanson G. 2015. Call It Quits Referral Program: Connecting patients to tobacco cessation services. Plymouth, MN: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 1 video (41 min., 42 sec.)

Annotation: This video describes a statewide program to reduce smoking rates in Minnesota by making it easier for health professionals to refer their clients to tobacco-cessation counseling. Topics include why it is important for oral health professionals to address tobacco use with their clients.

Contact: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 4190 Vinewood Lane N, #111-416, Plymouth, MN 55442, Telephone: (763) 381-1701 E-mail: info@minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org Web Site: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Minnesota, Multimedia, Oral health, Preventive health services, Referrals, Resources for professionals, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco use

Deming S. 2015. Final report for Phase I Tobacco Dependence Treatment Through Dental Providers Project for 2014–15. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 13 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a pilot project to reduce tobacco use and improve oral health by training oral health professionals on recommended guidelines for tobacco dependence treatment. Contents include information about the participating dental clinics, reimbursements for clients receiving tobacco dependence interventions, administrative support activities, project outcomes, and next steps. Training pretest, mid, and posttest surveys results; and final report numbers and comments are included.

Contact: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health, 201 Townsend Street, Box 30195, Lansing, MI 48913, Telephone: (517) 373-3740 Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4911_4912_6226---,00.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Final reports, Forms, Intervention, Michigan, Oral health, Pilot projects, Program descriptions, Reimbursement, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco use, Training

Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health. 2014–. Smoking and oral health quit kit information. Hartford, CT: Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help oral health professionals in Connecticut screen and counsel their clients who use tobacco products. Contents include a letter that provides information about an evidence-based approach to eliminate tobacco use (the 5 A's), resources and tools, and cessation counseling reimbursement for professionals who participate in the state Medicaid/HUSKY Health programs. Additional contents include questions and answers about the state quit line, a quit line wallet card, information about treatment methods, a quit tips note sheet, and a poster with tips from former smokers. The wallet cards and posters are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, P.O. Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134-0308, Telephone: (860) 509-7382 Fax: (860) 509-7853 E-mail: linda.ferraro@ct.gov Web Site: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3125&q=388844&dphNav_GID=1601 Available from the website.

Keywords: Children's Health Insurance Program, Connecticut, Consumer education, Counseling, Medicaid, Oral health, Preventive health services, Provider participation, Referrals, Resources for professionals, Screening, Smoking cessation, Spanish language materials, State programs, Tobacco use

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. 2014. Best practices for comprehensive tobacco control programs. [Atlanta, GA]: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 141 pp.

Annotation: This guide is designed to help states plan and establish comprehensive tobacco control programs. It describes an integrated programmatic structure for implementing interventions proven to be effective and provides the recommended level of state investment to reach these goals and to reduce tobacco use in each state. On the basis of evidence of effectiveness documented in the scientific literature and the experiences of state and local programs, the guide identifies the most effective population-based approaches with the following overarching components: state and community interventions, mass-reach health communication interventions, cessation interventions, surveillance and evaluation, infrastructure administration and management.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Comprehensive programs, Intervention, Model programs, Population surveillance, Program descriptions, Program evaluation, Program management, Public health infrastructure, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2014. Let's make the next generation tobacco-free: Your guide to the 50th anniversary Surgeon General's report on smoking and health. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 20 pp.

Annotation: This consumer guide details the effects of smoking including nicotine addiction and serious disease. It also contains facts on the benefits of quitting smoking and free resources that are available to smokers who want to quit. The guide is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Cause of death, Children, Consumer education materials, Costs, Disease prevention, Morbidity, Mortality, Progress reports, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Spanish language materials, Tobacco use

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2014. Use of selected clinical preventive services to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents: United States, 1999–2011. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 63(2, Suppl.):1–107,

Annotation: This supplement to Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examines the use of selected clinical preventive services for infants, children, and adolescents in the United States. Topics include breastfeeding counseling; screening for hearing loss and provision of follow-up services; screening for developmental delays, lead poisoning, vision impairment, and hypertension; vaccination against human papillomavirus; tobacco use and tobacco cessation counseling and medication; screening for chlamydia infection; and provision of reproductive health services. Additional topics include the potential benefits of selected services, the challenges related to their underuse, and effective collaborative strategies to improve use.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website. Document Number: ISSN 1546-0738.

Keywords: Adolescents, Breastfeeding, Children, Chlamydia infections, Clinics, Counseling, Developmental screening, Health care utilization, Health services delivery, Hearing screening, Human papillomavirus, Hypertension, Infants, Lead poisoning screening, Oral health, Prenatal care, Prevention services, Reproductive health, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use, Vision screening

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Population Health. 2014. Case study: The effect of expanding cessation coverage–The Massachusetts Medicaid cessation benefit. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document describes a program in Massachusetts to provide cessation benefits through Medicaid and its impact on smoking prevalence, hospitalizations, and return on investment. Topics include the health burden and costs of tobacco use, recommended interventions, key features of Massachusetts' cessation program, opportunities to offer cessation benefits to all smokers, and the role of state public health officials in cessation efforts.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Cost effectiveness, Health care utilization, Health insurance, Massachusetts, Medicaid, Smoking cessation, State initiatives, Tobacco use, Treatment effectiveness evaluation, Universal health care

Romito L, Mandiwala R. 2014. Tobacco cessation toolkit for Indiana dental practices. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Dental Association, 93 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit provides information on how oral health professionals can develop a tobacco-cessation-intervention program and outlines key roles for each member of the oral health team. Contents include information about tobacco use and prevalence, risks of tobacco use, secondhand smoke, benefits of cessation, nicotine and the physiology of dependence, tobacco-cessation counseling, pharmacotherapy, insurance coverage and coding, the role of dentists and the dental team, barriers and solutions, and resources.

Contact: Indiana Dental Association, 1319 East Stop 10 Road, Indianapolis, IN 46227, Telephone: (317) 634-2610 Secondary Telephone: (800) 562-5646 Fax: (317) 634-2612 E-mail: jhawke@indental.org Web Site: http://www.indental.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Barriers, Counseling, Dental care, Drug dependence, Health insurance, Indiana, Intervention, Nicotine, Oral health, Program development, Reimbursement, Role, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco use

American Dental Association. 2014. Summary of policy and recommendations regarding tobacco: 1964–present. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource summarizes the American Dental Association's policy and recommendations related to tobacco use. Topics include tobacco cessation, tobacco and harm reduction, sources of tobacco-use-prevention and -cessation materials, and tobacco-free schools. The list shows the original adoption date for each policy and recommendation, and revision dates as applicable.

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: Drug addiction, Intervention, Nicotine, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2013. Smoking cessation strategies for women before, during, and after pregnancy: Recommendations for state and territorial health agencies. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 16 pp.

Annotation: This document explores a coordinated health systems approach to long-term cessation outcomes for women. The issue brief contains eight recommendations; key resources; and examples from states including Alabama, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Utah. Topics include training and technical assistance to health professionals, quitline services, coordinated media campaigns, customized programs, points of intervention, cessation benefits in health plans, service integration, and tobacco-control policies that augment tobacco cessation for women.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Pregnant women, Smoking cessation, Smoking during pregnancy, State initiatives, Tobacco use, Women's health

Pearsall CC. 2013. Equity for all: Entry points to elevate LGBT health. Washington, DC: Grantmakers In Health, 2 pp. (Issue focus)

Annotation: This report focuses on ways that health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people can be improved. The report introduces the issue and discusses how the Affordable Care Act may help improve access to health care for LGBT people, supporting cultural competence initiatives and policy, and reducing tobacco use (which is more common among LGBT people than among non-LGBT people).

Contact: Grantmakers In Health, 1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036-4101, Telephone: (202) 452-8331 Fax: (202) 452-8340 Web Site: http://www.gih.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Cigarette smoking, Cultural competence, Health care reform, Homosexuality, Initiatives, Legislation, Sexuality, Smoking cessation programs, Tobacco use

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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.