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Morse L, Paulo K. 1992. Special care for special needs: A dental education booklet for clients, caregivers, and parents. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Dental Health, 15 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.

The booklet provides instructions to ensure the oral hygiene of children with special health needs, including physical and mental disabilities. Written to help caregivers, parents, and the children themselves, the booklet addresses the eruption of primary teeth and permanent teeth, dental emergencies, and preventive measures including good nutrition and the use fluoride and sealants. The booklet describes conditions such as plaque, calculus, tooth decay, and periodontal diseases; presents techniques for brushing and flossing; and discusses special dental equipment and the positioning of the patient for oral hygiene.

    Keywords: Oral health, Dental hygiene, Dental caries, Periodontal disease, Prevention, Children with special health care needs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Educational materials, Patients, Materials for parents, Caregivers

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    Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Oral Health Services. 1996. Oral care basics for caregivers. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Division of Dental Health, 13 pp, 1 videotape (20:58 minutes, VHS 1/2 inch).

    Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program
    246 North High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215

    Telephone: (614) 466-4180
    Fax: (614) 564-2421
    E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov
    Website: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx
    $6.00; prepayment required; make checks payable to Treasurer, State of Ohio. Mail orders to Ohio Department of Health, Accounting Department, P. O. Box 15278, Columbus, OH 43266.

    This videotape was developed to train people responsible for the oral hygiene of another person. It includes information on the importance of oral health, ways of providing oral hygiene care for others, and specific instructions for working with individuals with special health conditions or those who are uncooperative. A booklet that accompanies the videotape contains information on toothbrushing, flossing, marking dentures for identification, and sensory defensiveness. The booklet also includes a quiz for use before and after viewing the videotape to ascertain the viewer's level of comprehension.

      Keywords: Oral health, Dental hygiene, Flossing, Special health care needs, Caregivers, Educational materials, Videotapes

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      Murphy JE Jr. 1996. Mobile dentistry. Tulsa, OK: PennWell Publishing Company, 300 pp.

      PennWell
      1421 S. Sheridan Road
      Tulsa, OK 74112

      Telephone: (800) 331-4463
      Secondary Telephone: (918) 835-3161
      E-mail: Headquarters@PennWell.com
      Website: http://www.pennwell.com
      $10.00. Document Number: ISBN 0-87814-468-4.

      This book examines the need for and means to provide mobile dental services to institutional populations. It begins with an overview of mobile dentistry and the physical components essential to delivery of dental services. The second section discusses staffing and support components and includes chapters on the role of various staff of long-term care facilities in providing dental care. The third section explains techniques and systems to overcome barriers to care in nontraditional settings. The last section looks at mobile missionary programs. Appendices include a resource guide and an exposure control plan.

        Keywords: Oral health, Mobile health units, Dental care, Dentistry, Long term care, Caregivers, Barriers, Access to health care, Access to dental care

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        University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Department of Dental Practice. 1998. Overcoming obstacles to dental health: A training program for caregivers of people with disabilities (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Department of Dental Practice, 1 videotape (10 minutes, VHS 1/2 inch), 1 trainer's manual (20 pp), 2 workbooks (50 pp), 2 answer sheets with tests (7 pp), 1 brochure (10 pp).

        University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
        2155 Weber Street
        San Francisco, CA 94115

        Telephone: (415) 929-6400
        Fax: (415) 929-6654
        Website: http://dental.pacific.edu
        $99.95 plus shipping and handling.

        This kit is intended to train caregivers to recognize and prevent oral diseases in individuals with special health care needs, to identify obstacles to oral health for a given individual, to use behavioral techniques to improve oral hygiene skills and independence, and to develop and carry out an oral health care plan. The kit contains a 10- minute videotape demonstrating oral health and behavioral techniques; a trainer's manual with instructions on how to use the materials; two workbooks with 11 chapters, review questions, and class and home exercises; and a 60-item pre- and post- training test to assess knowledge.

          Keywords: Oral health, Training materials, Special health care needs, Dental hygiene, Caregivers, Videotapes

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          Holt K, Barzel R. 2009. A healthy smile for your baby: Tips to keep your baby healthy. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 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 at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCH00289 (English), MCH00292 (Spanish).

          This brochure is designed to educate expecting and new parents about the importance of oral hygiene and oral care during infancy. Topics include caring for an infant’s gums and teeth, giving healthy foods, and getting a dental checkup by age 1. Additional topics include the importance of primary teeth, tips to help parents keep their own mouths healthy, and resources for finding a dentist. The brochure is available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

          Keywords: Oral health, Parents, Caregivers, Infant health promotion, Health education, Educational materials, Spanish language materials

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          Holt K, Barzel R. 2009. A healthy smile for your young child: Tips to keep your child healthy. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 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 at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCH00290 (English), MCH00293 (Spanish).

          This brochure is designed to educate parents and other caregivers of young children about oral hygiene and oral care during early childhood. Topics include toothbrushing, flossing, eating healthy foods, and getting dental checkups and treatment. Additional topics include the importance of primary teeth, tips to help parents keep their own mouths healthy, and resources for finding a dentist. The brochure is available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

          Keywords: Oral health, Parents, Caregivers, Early childhood development, Child health, Health education, Educational materials, Spanish language materials

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