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DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. 2019. Effective communication for oral health professionals. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, multiple videos.

Annotation: This series of videos presents skills and techniques that oral health professionals can use to engage patients or parents and help them make oral health behavior changes. The videos promote the principles of motivational interviewing, person-centered care, and trust and collaboration between the health care team and the patient or parent. Topics include engaging and agenda setting, following up on patient goals, an open-ended question during a caries-risk conversation, a closed-ended question during a caries-risk conversation, a caries-risk conversation, ask-tell-ask, questions and reflection while discussing patient values, and discussing fluoride with a parent.

Contact: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: http://www.dentaquestpartnership.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Oral health, Videos, Fluoride, Behavior, Collaboration, Risk assessment

Hagan JF Jr. 2019. Making Bright Futures work: How evidence, the periodicity schedule, and the Bright Futures guidelines impact practice. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrrics, 1 video (58 min.).

Annotation: This video reviews new clinical content in the Bright Futures Guidelines and the associated Periodicity Schedule, and discusses how to use evidence to decide on content for your practice's health supervision visits and how to identify strategies, tools, and resources to maximize efficiency for health promotion and preventive services.

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: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Anticipatory guidance, Child development, Child health, Communities, Disease prevention, Emotional development, Evidence based medicine, Families, Guidelines, Health promotion, Health screening, Health supervision, Infant development, Infant health, Injury prevention, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pediatric care, Perinatal health, Physical activity, Preventive health services, Protective factors, Psychosocial development, Safety, Sexual health, Standards, Videos, Weight management

Texas Department of State Health Services. 2019. Baby steps for tiny teeth. Austin, TX: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1 video (6:37 minutes).

Annotation: This video shows a conversation between a new mother and her friend. Topics include the importance of not cleaning an infant’s pacifier with saliva, not putting a child to sleep with a bottle, and not giving infants juice. The video provides a dentist’s perspective on why it is important for infants to visit the dentist. It shows the dentist examining an infant while explaining each step of the process. Tips on how to check an infant’s mouth for tooth decay and how to clean an infant’s gums and teeth are provided. The video is available in English and in Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756, Telephone: (512) 458-7111 Secondary Telephone: (512) 458-7708 Fax: (512) 458-7750 Web Site: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental care, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Prevention, Spanish language materials, Videos

University of California, Los Angeles, Behavioral Economics for Oral Health Innovation Project. 2018. Take care of your child's baby teeth. Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Los Angeles, Behavioral Economics for Oral Health Innovation Project, 1 video (3:36 min.). (BEECON anticipatory guidance video)

Annotation: This video for parents explains why primary teeth are important for children. Tips for soothing infants who are teething, promoting healthy primary teeth, and taking infants and young children to the dentist are provided. The video demonstrates how to brush an infant’s or child’s teeth and the appropriate amount of fluoride toothpaste. Also discussed are problems in the mouth that need immediate attention from a dentist. In addition, the video explains what kind of foods and drinks are best for infants’ and children’s oral health and overall health.

Contact: University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, 10833 Le Conte Avnenue, Box 951668, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668, Web Site: http://dentistry.ucla.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental care, Nutrition, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Spanish language materials, Teething, Videos

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2018. Oral health toolkit. Itasca, NY: American Academy of Pediatrics,

Annotation: This toolkit provides oral health resources that health professionals can share with pregnant women and new moms. The print resources, which include the complete toolkit, brochures, posters, and infographics, are available in Arabic, Cambodian, English, French, Korean, Spanish, and Taiwanese. Videos are available in English and Spanish. The resources offer information about where to obtain oral health care by state and about how to care for gums and teeth during pregnancy and infancy.

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: , Asian language materials. Non English language materials, Brochures, Consumer education materials, Infants, Medicaid, Oral health, Posters, Pregnant women, Spanish language materials, Videos

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. 2018. Steps for toothbrushing at the table: Growing healthy smiles in early care and education and education programs. Itasca, IL: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 1 video (5:50 minutes).

Annotation: This video provides Head Start and child care staff with information about how children can brush their teeth as a group at the table. The video shows a Head Start teacher modeling brushing at the table, while the children also brush with her guidance. Instructions for how to prepare the area, clean up after brushing, and safely store toothbrushes are included. The video also shows a dentist explaining how toothbrushing with fluoride toothpaste can help prevent tooth decay. Captions written in Spanish are included.

Contact: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center, Telephone: (866) 763-6481 E-mail: health@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care, Prevention, Head Start, Oral health, Oral health care, Spanish-language materials , Videos, Young children

Virginia Department of Health. 2016. Brush twice every day to remove germs / Floss once every day to remove germs [Brush and floss card]. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: These resources for pregnant women focus on the importance of a healthy mouth both before and during pregnancy. Contents include a sharable image, an infographic, and a video. The resources are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, P.O. Box 2448, Richmond, VA 23218, Telephone: (804) 864-7000 E-mail: questions@vdh.virginia.gov Web Site: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/

Keywords: Consume education materials, Oral health, Postpartum women, Pregnant women, Spanish language materials, Videos

TeethFirst!. 2015. Why early dental visits matter. Providence, RI: TeethFirst!, 1 video (4 min., 17 sec.)

Annotation: This video for parents explains the importance of the age 1 dental visit. Oral health professionals discuss good oral hygiene and nutrition and how early and regular professional oral health care can help to establish a positive professional-family relationship and healthy child development. The video is presented in English with Spanish subtitles.

Contact: TeethFirst!, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, Telephone: (401) 351-9400 Fax: (401) 351-1758 E-mail: info@TeethFirstRI.org Web Site: http://www.teethfirstri.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Infant health, Infants, Multimedia, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health visits, Spanish language materials, Videos

TeethFirst!. 2015. What to expect at your child's first dental visit. Providence, RI: TeethFirst!, 1 video (4 min., 17 sec.)

Annotation: This video for parents explains what happens at an early dental visit. The video shows oral health professionals discussing good oral hygiene and how early and regular professional oral health care can help to establish a positive professional-family relationship and can contribute to healthy child development. The video is presented in English with Spanish subtitles.

Contact: TeethFirst!, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, Telephone: (401) 351-9400 Fax: (401) 351-1758 E-mail: info@TeethFirstRI.org Web Site: http://www.teethfirstri.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Infant health, Infants, Multimedia, Oral health, Parent education, Preventive health visits, Spanish language materials, Videos

U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime. 2014-. Through our eyes: Children, violence, and trauma. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, multiple items.

Annotation: This video series for child-serving professionals provides first-hand accounts of how adult survivors' exposure to violence as children has affected them. Topics include treatments that work, the child advocacy center model, community-based approaches, addressing violence in the home, interventions in schools, innovations in juvenile justice, and a call to action. A resource guide, poster gallery, resources for adult survivors, and related resources are also available.

Contact: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20531, Web Site: http://www.ovc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Injury prevention, Intervention, Juvenile justice, Multimedia, Safety, Schools, Trauma, Videos, Violence

Center for Health Literacy Promotion. 2014-. Promoting health literacy with free information and cool tools from your National Library of Medicine. [no place]: Center for Health Literacy Promotion, multiple items.

Annotation: These videos and accompanying materials are designed to help health and social service providers and programs introduce families to (1) free national health and medical information resources, (2) the concept of health literacy as a personal asset that can be developed, and (3) a process for using information for health-related problem-solving and action planning. Contents include three 8-10 minute videos, a facilitator's guide, pre- and post-tests, and handouts.

Contact: Center for Health Literacy Promotion, E-mail: simones@beginningsguides.com Web Site: http://www.healthliteracypromotion.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Videos, Consumer education materials, Health literacy, Health promotion, Multimedia, Resources for professionals, Training

Gesko D, Assael L, Kelso M, Helgeson M, Williard M. 2014. Working with dental therapists. Philadelphia, PA: Pew Charitable Trusts, 4 videos.

Annotation: This video series describes the role of dental therapists in helping to lower costs and increase access to oral health care in Alaska and Minnesota. Topics include oral health status, increasing costs and declining demand for services, dental therapy education and training, and how dental therapists are working with other oral health professionals in both urban and rural settings.

Contact: Pew Charitable Trusts, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7077, Telephone: (215) 575-9050 Fax: (215) 575-4939 E-mail: info@pewtrusts.org Web Site: http://www.pewtrusts.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Dental care, Minnesota, Multimedia, Oral health, Professional education, Professional training, Rural population, State programs, Teamwork, Videos, Work force

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

Texas Breastfeeding Collaborative. 2013. Improving breastfeeding support through milk banks. Boston, MA: National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality , 1 video (4 min., 4 sec.).

Annotation: This video provides a tour of the Mother's Milk Bank of North Texas. The video explores how the milk bank works, explains why breastfeeding is important for mothers and infants, and discusses why donation milk is important for helping families to support breastfeeding. The video describes the screening and approval process for donors and explains how milk is tested, stored, mixed, bottled, pasteurized, and released to hospitals for use—primarily in neonatal intensive care units.

Contact: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 30 Winter Street, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 391-2700 Secondary Telephone: (866) 787-0832 Fax: (617) 391-2701 E-mail: info@nichq.org Web Site: http://www.nichq.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding promotion, Community programs, Hospitals, Infant health, Mothers, Multimedia, Neonatal intensive care units, State programs, Texas, Videos, Women's health

National Association of School Nurses. 2013. Partnering to make oral health a priority. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of School Nurses, 3 items.

Annotation: This videocast outlines school nurses' role in providing oral health leadership in school settings. Topics include providing oral health information and resources, establishing parent partnerships, providing preventive oral health care, and responding to dental emergencies.

Contact: National Association of School Nurses, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 925, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Telephone: (240) 821-1130 Secondary Telephone: (866) 627-6767 Fax: (301) 585-1791 E-mail: nasn@nasn.org Web Site: http://www.nasn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Emergencies, Health care delivery, Leadership, Multimedia, Oral health, School health services, School nurses, Videos

U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement. 2013. Somali refugee women: Learn about your health. Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, 4 videos.

Annotation: This four-part video series aims to provide information for current and former Somali refugee women about their bodies and health, so they can make the choices that are right for them. Topics include the reproductive system; infections, relationships, and cancer; pregnancy and birth; and other female health issues.

Contact: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Washington, DC 20447, Telephone: (202) 401-9215 Secondary Telephone: (800) 422-4453 Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Audiovisual materials, Health promotion, Minority health, Refugees, Reproductive health, Videos, Women's health

Eastern Virginia Medical School. [2012]. Safe sleep practices. Norfolk, VA: Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1 video (5:50 min.).

Annotation: This video discusses infant fatalities that have occurred in the Hampton Roads,Virginia, area due to unsafe sleep practices and uses doll reenactments to illustrate these unsafe practices. It shows how to provide a safe sleep environment by having infants sleep only on their backs, in cribs with firm mattresses and no soft objects such as blankets, toys, or bumper pads. It also discusses the importance of never sleeping with the infant in an adult bed, couch, or other soft surface. It is narrated by a Virginia pediatric and forensic pathologist and portrays families of different races and ethnicities. The dolls used in the enactment also vary in race.

Contact: Eastern Virginia Medical School, P.O. Box 1980, Norfolk, VA 23501, Telephone: (757) 446-6060 Web Site: http://www.evms.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant mortality, Infants, Prevention, Safety, Sleep position, Videos

National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality . 2012. Working with parents to improve care for children with autism. [Boston, MA]: National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality , 1 video (8 min., 24 sec.).

Annotation: In this video, parents and health professionals share their stories of success in working with the National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality's Autism Collaborative project and using quality-improvement techniques to improve the care of children with autism. The video also provides information about autism and about the program. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 30 Winter Street, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 391-2700 Secondary Telephone: (866) 787-0832 Fax: (617) 391-2701 E-mail: info@nichq.org Web Site: http://www.nichq.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Access to health care, Autism, Autistic children, Collaboration, Families, Family support programs, Family support services, Health care services, Parents, Programs, Service coordination, Videos

Hsu A. 2011. Rethinking SIDS: Many deaths no longer a mystery. [no place]: National Public Radio, 1 video (6 min., 24 sec.). (All Things Considered)

Annotation: This videorecording addresses the causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) as well as the question of whether the term SIDS remains relevant in the context of new information about infant deaths previously identified as SIDS deaths. The videorecording describes the experiences of a pediatric mortality investigator in Wayne County, Michigan, and also discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics' Back to Sleep Campaign.

Keywords: Behavior, Infant death, Multimedia, Public awareness campaigns, SIDS, Safety, Sleep position, Videos

Consumer Product Safety Commission. 2010. Safe sleep [public service announcement]. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1 video (1 min., 4 sec.).

Annotation: Using a humorous scenario enacted by a young African-American couple, this PSA video illustrates how to make a crib safe for an infant to sleep in, to reduce the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation. The video emphasizes that African-American infants are at increased risk for SIDS. Contact information for additional resources is provided.

Contact: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 504-7923 Secondary Telephone: (800) 638-2772 Fax: (301) 504-0124 E-mail: info@cpsc.gov Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Blacks, Consumer education materials, Cultural factors, Prevention, Public awareness campaigns, Risk factors, SIDS, Suffocation, Safety, Sleep position, Videos

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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.