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[Arizona Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Family Health Services, Office of Oral Health Subcommittee]. 1991. Baby bottle tooth decay. [Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services], 11 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 booklet uses color photographs and drawings to inform parents about early childhood caries. The illustrations are accompanied by text indicating the major concepts related to the condition and its prevention. The booklet discusses symptoms, causal factors, preventive measures, and various techniques parents can use to help their children use a cup instead of a bottle. The booklet is available in English and Spanish.

    Keywords: Oral health, Young children, Early childhood caries, Educational materials, Materials for parents, Spanish language materials, Low literacy materials

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    Bruerd B, Indian Health Service Dental Program. 1999. Oral health education catalog of recommended materials and programs. [Albuquerque, NM: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services], Indian Health Service Dental Program, 51 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 catalog of oral health education materials is divided into the following categories: early childhood caries, children's oral health, dental sealants, nutrition and oral health, periodontal diseases, oral health for people with disabilities, fluorides and fluoridation, oral hygiene instruction, pregnancy and oral health, tobacco, and general oral health. Materials listed include pamphlets, videotapes, slide presentations, and other health education materials. For each category, program descriptions follow the list of materials. Entries provide information on title, target audience, format, cost, and source. The methodology for selecting and rating these materials is described; some, but not all, of the items were tested for degree of difficulty using the SMOG index for reading materials. The 1988 edition is titled Oral Health Educational Materials Catalog; the 1993 edition, Oral Health Education Catalog of Recommended Materials.

      Keywords: Oral health, Children, Health education, Low literacy materials, Materials for children

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      Mayer G, Kuklierus A. 2000. What to do when your child gets sick. Whittier, CA: Institute for Healthcare Advancement, 181 pp, (Easy to read, easy to use).

      Institute for Healthcare Advancement
      501 South Idaho Street, Suite 300
      La Habra, CA 90631

      Telephone: (562) 690-4001
      Secondary Telephone: (800) 434-4633
      Fax: (562) 690-8988
      E-mail: info@iha4health.org
      Website: http://www.iha4health.org
      $12.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-9701245-0-3.

      This book is written for parents and others who care for children from birth to age 8. It is written using simple language in an easy-to-read style and is illustrated with drawings that reinforce the information it contains. Chapter topics include safety tips; taking care of a sick child or newborn, common problems with a child's eyes, ears and nose, mouth and throat, breathing, and stomach; bedwetting; the skin; and what to do when the child gets hurt. The book also contains a glossary and index. It is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, or Chinese.

      Keywords: Child health, Child safety, Newborn infants, Eye care, Oral health, Enuresis, First aid, Low literacy materials, Non English language materials, Spanish language materials, Educational materials, Infants, Children

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      U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2003. Effective communication tools for healthcare professionals: Addressing health literacy, cultural competency, and limited English proficiency (LEP). [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 1 v.

      Public Health Foundation
      1300 L Street, N.W., Suite 800
      Washington, DC 20005

      Telephone: (202) 218-4400
      Fax: (202) 218-4409
      E-mail: info@phf.org
      Website: http://www.phf.org
      Available from the website.

      This course is designed to help health professionals implement client-centered communication practices that demonstrate cultural competency and appropriately address clients with limited health literacy and limited English proficiency. The course comprises five modules and will take approximately five hours to complete. Continuing educatioin credits (CEU/CE, CHES, CME, and CNE) are available.

      Keywords: Communication, Health literacy, Culturally competent services, Cultural sensitivity, Cultural diversity, Physician patient relations, Professional training, Continuing education

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      Mestman SS, Herman AD. 2004. What to do for healthy teeth: Easy to read, easy to use. La Habra, CA: Institute for Healthcare Advancement, 197 pp.

      Institute for Healthcare Advancement
      501 South Idaho Street, Suite 300
      La Habra, CA 90631

      Telephone: (562) 690-4001
      Secondary Telephone: (800) 434-4633
      Fax: (562) 690-8988
      E-mail: info@iha4health.org
      Website: http://www.iha4health.org
      $12.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-9720148-0-2.

      This book provides consumers with information about good oral health habits. Topics include care of the mouth; teeth and gums; oral health care and cleaning; a healthy diet; pregnancy; infant's, children's, and adolescents' teeth; adults; emergencies; and illness and the teeth. The book is also available in English and Spanish.

        Keywords: Oral health, Dental care, Infants, Young children, Adolescents, Educational materials, Low literacy materials, Spanish language materials

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        Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11, Adult Education Department. 2004. Healthy Smiles: Facilitator's guide. Lewistown, PA: Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11, Adult Education Department, ca 50 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 guide provides instruction materials for teaching adults with low literacy about oral health care for preschool-age children. Session plans include information on common oral conditions, oral health emergencies, toothbrushing and flossing, and dental visits. Session materials include discussion game cards about primary teeth, permanent teeth, dental caries, signs of gum disease, early childhood caries, tooth abscesses, mouth injuries, fluoride, tobacco use, dental sealants, and caries prevention. Additional illustrated handouts are provided, along with games, registration forms, sample surveys, and a selection of Web sites and print resources.

          Keywords: Oral health, Adult education, Young children, Dental care, Disease prevention, Low literacy materials

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          Pfizer. 2004. Pfizer Clear Health Communication Initiative 2003-2004. [New York, NY]: Pfizer, 129 pp.

          Pfizer
          235 East 42nd Street
          New York, NY 10017

          Telephone: (212) 733-2323
          Website: http://www.pfizer.com/home
          Available from the website.

          This compendium highlights Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals' solutions and tools to address low health literacy and is intended for use by health professionals, community health workers, academics, patient and advocacy groups, and policymakers. It provides background information on health literacy, highlights recent research, provides information on Pfizer's contributions to the field, and provides additional resources. Additional topics include patient-provider communication and principles and examples of clear health communication.

          Keywords: Oral health, Health literacy, Communication skills, Health education, Low literacy materials, Grants, Advocacy, Program descriptions, Public private partnerships

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          Colorado Community Health Network and Colorado Oral Health Network. 2005. Oral health and your healthy baby. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Community Health Network , 1 p.

          Colorado Community Health Network
          600 Grant Street, Suite 800
          Denver, CO 80203

          Telephone: (303) 861-5165
          Fax: (303) 861-5315
          Website: http://www.cchn.org
          Single copies available at no charge.

          This handout for consumers with low literacy skills tells a story about the importance of oral health during pregnancy. The handout also illustrates how bacteria in gum disease may result in premature or low-birthweight infants. The handout is available in English, Spanish, French, and Russian.

            Keywords: Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Dental hygiene, Prenatal care, Women's health promotion, Consumer education materials, Low literacy materials, Non English language materials, Spanish language materials, Periodontal diseases

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            Colorado Community Health Network and Colorado Oral Health Network. 2005. Pregnancy and your mouth. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Community Health Network , 1 p.

            Colorado Community Health Network
            600 Grant Street, Suite 800
            Denver, CO 80203

            Telephone: (303) 861-5165
            Fax: (303) 861-5315
            Website: http://www.cchn.org
            Single copies available at no charge.

            This handout for consumers with low literacy skills describes oral health issues that may arise during pregnancy. The handout discusses hormonal changes that affect bacteria in the mother's mouth and how bacteria may affect the infant's development. The handout advises pregnant women to maintain oral hygiene, visit the dentist for cleanings, stop smoking, and eat nutritious food. A story-like format provides information about when is the best time during pregnancy to visit a dentist. The handout is available in English, French, Russian, and Spanish.

              Keywords: Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Dental hygiene, Prenatal care, Women's health, Consumer education materials, Low literacy materials, Spanish language materials, Non English language materials, Periodontal diseases

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              Kutner M, Greenberg E, Jim Y, Paulsen C. 2006. The health literacy of America's adults: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics, 60 pp.

              National Center for Education Statistics
              1990 K Street, N. W.
              Washington, DC 20006

              Telephone: (202) 502-7300
              Secondary Telephone: (202) 502-7442
              Fax: (202) 219-1736
              Website: http://www.nces.ed.gov
              Available from the website.

              This report examines the relationship between health literacy and various self-reported background factors. The report examines how health literacy varies across groups with different demographic characteristics as well as the relationship between health literacy and highest level of educational attainment and poverty status, and it explores the relationship between literacy and overall health. Statistical information is presented in tables and figures throughout the report. The report includes five appendices: (1) a sample health literacy assessment questionnaire, (2) definitions of all subpopulations and background variables reported, (3) technical notes, (4) standard errors for tables and figures, and (5) additional analyses. References are included.

              Keywords: Health literacy, Demographics, Education, Poverty, Racial factors, Age factors, Low income groups, Limited English speakers, Health, Oral health, Children, Adults

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