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Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Oral Health Services. 2007. Help me smile: Oral health risk assessment protocols, training modules, and educational materials for use with families of young children (2nd ed.). [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Oral Health Services, multiple items.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
This curriculum is designed to help lay health workers and health professionals promote oral health for pregnant women and families with young children. The curriculum is divided into the following sections: adult/caregiver, infancy, toddler, early childhood, school age, and adolescence. Topics include fluoride in water, oral hygiene, nutrition, dental sealants, oral injury, mouthguards, tobacco, oral cancer, oral piercings, "lift-the-lip" protocols for young children, dental home, and tooth decay. Also included are instructions for obtaining a fluoride analysis of a water sample. Supplemental materials include handouts for caregivers (in English and Spanish), booklets for children, assessment tools, and flip cards. An introductory video is also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Curricula, Pregnant women, Young children, Children, Adolescents, Life course, Health promotion, Educational materials, Spanish language materials, Audiovisual materials
Massachusetts Head Start Association. 2010. Oral health for Head Start families. [no place]: Massachusetts Head Start Association, 38 pp.
Massachusetts Head Start Association MA Telephone: (781) 449-1856Fax: (781) 449-4805E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.massheadstart.orgAvailable from the website.
This guide for families provides information on establishing good oral health habits at an early age and maintaining them throughout life. Topics include primary teeth and tooth decay, checking for white spots, infection, oral hygiene during pregnancy and infancy, toothbrushing and toothbrush care, bottles and cups, snacking, medicine, and the first dental visit. The guide is available in English, Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, Portuguese Cape Verde, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Keywords: Oral health, Young children, Head Start, Health education, Life course, Educational materials, Non English language materials, Spanish language materials, Asian language materials
Washington State Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2010. Oral health promotion cards. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 26 items.
Washington State Department of Health P.O. Box 47890 Olympia, WA 98504-7890 Telephone: (800) 525-0127Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030Website: http://www.doh.wa.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (800) 525-0127Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030Website: http://www.doh.wa.govAvailable from the website.
This series of 13 cards provide oral health messages for health professionals and community programs to share with clients, families, patients, and students. Each card addresses a specific population (pregnant women, infants, children, adolescents, children with special health care needs, adults, and older adults) and is accompanied by a brochure listing messages and resources. Selected topics include tooth decay, nausea during pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Information on how to use the cards and brochures is also included.
Keywords: Oral health, Infants, Young children, Pregnant women, Adolescents, Children with special health care needs, Adults, Health promotion, Resources for health professionals, Educational materials, Life course
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