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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: https://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oral-health-program/
    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. 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, Room
    Providence, RI 02908

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

    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
      Telephone: (301) 443-3578
      E-mail: lmcnair@hrsa.gov
      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 K, Kuthy R, Marianos D, Isman B. 2013. State-based oral health surveillance systems: Conceptual framework and operational definition. Atlanta, GA: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, 43 pp.

      Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
      2872 Woodcock Boulevard, Suite 250
      Atlanta, GA 30341

      Telephone: (770) 458-3811
      Fax: (770) 458-8516
      Website: http://www.cste.org
      Available from the website.

      This paper discusses the public health implications of poor oral health, the role of public health surveillance, and efforts to improve national and state oral health surveillance systems (SOHSSs). Topics include efforts to align national and state oral health surveillance system indicators with Healthy People 2020 objectives, assess new information technologies and the availability of data sources, and expand the operational definition of a SOHSS.

      Keywords: Oral health, Craniofacial abnormalities, Healthy People 2020, Population surveillance, Systems development

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      Oregon Health Division, Center for Child and Family Health. 2000. Oral health for children. Portland, OR: Oregon Health Division, Center for Child and Family Health, 34 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
      Single photocopies available at no charge.

      This report focuses on the oral health of children in Oregon (part of a statewide needs assessment of women, children, and families in Oregon in 1999-2000) and is intended to provide a foundation for public health planning and policymaking at the state and local levels. The report includes a discussion of the leading oral health needs of children in the state (i.e., access and availability of oral health services, prevention and education for oral health care, an oral health surveillance and evaluation program), an overview of Oregon's oral health system at both state and local levels, recommendations, Healthy People 2010 indicators, Internet resources, a list of participants, and an inventory of programs and services.

        Keywords: Oral health, Children, Oregon, State programs, Needs assessment, Healthy People 2010, Dental caries, Access to health care

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        Oral Health Awareness Colorado!. 2004. Smart mouths, healthy bodies: An oral health action summit. Denver, CO: Oral Health Awareness Colorado!, 18 items.

        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 from the website.

        This participant kit is from a summit held on November 19, 2004, in Denver, Colorado. The kit includes an agenda, an evaluation form, a summary of Healthy People 2010 oral health-related objectives, a fact sheet addressing the crisis of oral health access for Colorado's children, a fact sheet describing the "Be a Smart Mouth" campaign in Colorado, a list of Oral Health Coalition Framework members, contact information for states with oral health plans, information about Oral Health Awareness Colorado!, a brochure, Post-it notes, and illustrated cards with consumer awareness messages from the "Be a Smart Mouth" campaign.

        Keywords: Oral health, Child health, Access to health care, Low income groups, Healthy People 2010, Resource materials, Educational materials, Colorado, Conferences, Children

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