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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2000. Healthy People 2010 objectives for improving health: Focus area 21—Oral health. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1 v.

HealthyPeople.gov
Website: http://www.healthypeople.gov
Available from the website.

This report presents the oral health promotion and disease prevention agenda of Healthy People 2010. It is a reprint of Chapter 21 of the Healthy People 2010 comprehensive report. Topics addressed in the report include goals; an overview that contains a discussion of issues, trends, disparities, and opportunities; interim progress toward year 2000 objectives; Healthy People 2010 objectives; related objectives from other areas of Healthy People 2010; terminology; and references.

Keywords: Health promotion, Disease prevention, Healthy People 2010, Program planning, Health objectives, Program evaluation, Program management, Public health, Health policy, Health objectives, Goals, Oral health, Young children, Pregnant women, Families, Adolescents

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2003. Memorandum of understanding between the American Association for Dental Research and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 4 pp.

HealthyPeople.gov
Website: http://www.healthypeople.gov
Single photocopies available at no charge.

This memorandum of understanding (MOU) provides a framework for cooperation between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Association for Dental Research for promoting the Healthy People 2010 oral health objectives. Topics include the purpose of the MOU, background, responsibilities, duration of the agreement, contacts, and legal authority.

    Keywords: Oral health, Public private partnerships, Legal responsibility, Health objectives, Health promotion, National initiatives, Healthy People 2010

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    Tacoma Pierce County Health Department. 2010. Tacoma Pierce County Health Department evaluation of a school-based oral health program. Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, 19 pp.

    Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
    3629 South D Street
    Tacoma, WA 98418

    Telephone: (253) 798-6500
    Secondary Telephone: (800) 992-2458, ext. 6500
    E-mail: info@tpchd.org
    Website: http://www.tpchd.org
    Available from the website.

    This report presents the results of an evaluation of a school-based oral health program that provided oral health screenings and dental sealants for public school students in second and fourth grades. The report contains an executive summary; information on the methodology; and findings on participation, tooth decay, and factors limiting program effectiveness. Also included are a comparison to Healthy People 2010 objectives; a discussion of study limitations; and recommendations on sealant delivery, program delivery, and data collection and evaluation.

    Keywords: Oral health, School age children, Program evaluation, School health programs, Screening, Dental sealants, Elementary schools, Healthy People 2010, Local initiatives

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    South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Promotion and Office of Data and Statistics. 2003-2010. South Dakota oral health survey. Pierre, SD: South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Promotion and Office of Data and Statistics.

    South Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program
    600 East Capitol Avenue
    Pierre, SD 57501-2536

    Telephone: (605) 773-3361
    Secondary Telephone: (800) 733-2301
    Website: http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oralhealth
    Available from the website.

    These reports summarize findings from statewide oral health assessments of third grade students in South Dakota.The surveys collected information on dental caries experience, the prevalence of dental sealants, and the need for urgent treatment. Topics include demographic characteristics; indicators of oral health status and access to care; and the impact of dental visit frequency, race and ethnicity, insurance type, and socioeconomic status on children's oral health status. Comparisons over time, with Healthy People 2010 objectives, and with other states are presented. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

    Keywords: Oral health, School age children, Elementary schools, Health status, Access to health care, Healthy People 2010, Population surveillance, State surveys, South Dakota, Statistical data, Trends, Children

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    Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2013. The Oral health of Rhode Island's preschool children enrolled in Head Start programs. Providence, RI: Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 15 pp.

    Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program
    3 Capitol Hill
    Providence, RI 02908

    Telephone: (401) 222-5960
    Fax: (401) 222-4415
    Website: http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/oralhealth/index.php
    Available from the website.

    This report presents key findings from a statewide oral health screening survey of children enrolled in Head Start in Rhode Island. Contents include information about the population and sample, data management and analysis, screening methods, children’s demographic characteristics, oral health outcomes, comparison to Healthy People 2020 objectives, and recommendations. Topics include prevalence of tooth decay, untreated decay, and dental sealants on primary molars among children ages 3–5.

    Keywords: Oral health, Young children, Screening, Population surveillance, Head Start, State surveys, Rhode Island, Healthy People 2020

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    Public Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, ed. 1994. A call to action: Shaping food choices for the nation. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, Alliance Program, 25 pp.

    National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
    Georgetown University Box 571272
    Washington, DC 20057-1272

    Telephone: (202) 784-9771
    Fax: (202) 784-9777
    E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
    Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
    Available for loan.

    This manual highlights ways that American Dietetic Association members can help achieve the objectives of the Healthy People 2000 initiative. It includes a call to action, indicates the relevant sections of the objectives, provides a tracking and reporting system, and supplies forms to use with it. The manual highlights procedures for planning and evaluating progress toward the objectives and emphasizes coalition building.

      Keywords: Nutrition, Health promotion, Healthy People 2000, Resources for professionals

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      Public Health Foundation. [2001]. The key ingredient of the National Prevention Agenda: Workforce development—A companion document to Healthy People 2010. Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Workforce Information and Management, 47 pp.

      National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
      Health Resource and Services Administration Bureau of Health Workforce Rockvillle, MD Telephone: (301) 443-9256
      Website: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce
      Available at no charge; also available from the website.

      This report assists states in addressing the national workforce development objectives for the health professions and for employees of public health agencies. It is divided into four sections. The first section is a "how to" resource for planners providing seven strategy options for including workforce objectives in state Healthy People or other state health plans. The second two sections focus on national Healthy People 2010 workforce objectives involving minority representation in the health professions and continuing education for public health employees. Each section includes an issue summary, a strategy summary, and strategy examples and resources. The fourth section provides a list of Healthy People 2010 workforce-related objectives. Two appendices include a bibliography of articles and resources, and a draft list of core public health competencies from the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice. Endnotes conclude the report.

      Keywords: Oral health, Public health, Public health agencies, Health occupations, Health personnel, Planning, Federal initiatives, State programs, Healthy People 2010, Minority groups, Continuing education, Professional personnel, Parents

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      Phipps KR, Ricks TL, Blahut P. 2014. The oral health of 6-9 year old American Indian and Alaska Native children compared to the general U.S. population and Healthy People 2020 targets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 5 pp, (Indian Health Service data brief).

      U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health
      801 Thompson Avenue, 3rd Floor
      Rockville, MD 20852-1627

      Telephone: (301) 443-1106
      Website: http://www.ihs.gov
      Available from the website.

      This brief presents findings from a national survey to assess the oral health status of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in kindergarten through third grade. Contents include information about the prevalence of tooth decay in the primary and permanent teeth of AI/AN students in kindergarten through third grade compared to those in the general U.S. population and to targets for Healthy People 2020. It also describes the prevalence of dental sealants.

      Keywords: Oral health, School age children, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Prevalence, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Population surveillance, Healthy People 2020, National surveys, Statistical data, Comparative analysis

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      Phipps KR, Ricks TL, Blahut P. 2015. The oral health of 13-15 year old American Indian and Alaska Native children: Compared to the general U.S. population and Healthy People 2020 targets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 6 pp, (Indian Health Service data brief).

      U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health
      801 Thompson Avenue, 3rd Floor
      Rockville, MD 20852-1627

      Telephone: (301) 443-1106
      Website: http://www.ihs.gov
      Available from the website.

      This brief presents findings from a national survey to assess the oral health status of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents ages 13-15. Contents include information on the prevalence of tooth decay in the permanent teeth of AI/AN adolescents compared to those in the general U.S. population and to targets for Healthy People 2020. It also describes the prevalence of dental sealants.

      Keywords: Oral health, Adolescents, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Prevalence, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Population surveillance, Healthy People 2020, National surveys, Statistical data, Comparative analysis

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      Phipps KR, Ricks TL. 2015. The oral health of 3-5 year old American Indian and Alaska Native children: Compared to the general U.S. population and Healthy People 2020 targets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 4 pp, (Indian Health Service data brief).

      U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health
      801 Thompson Avenue, 3rd Floor
      Rockville, MD 20852-1627

      Telephone: (301) 443-1106
      Website: http://www.ihs.gov
      Available from the website.

      This brief presents findings from a national survey to assess the oral health status of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children ages 3-5. Contents include information on the prevalence of tooth decay in the primary teeth of AI/AN children compared to those in the general U.S. population and to targets for Healthy People 2020. It also describes the prevalence of dental sealants.

        Keywords: Oral health, Young children, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health status, Prevalence, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Population surveillance, Healthy People 2020, National surveys, Statistical data, Comparative analysis

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