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South Dakota Department of Health. . Dental health matters. [Pierre, SD]: South Dakota Department of Health, 1 p.
South Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program 600 East Capitol Avenue Pierre, SD 57501-2536 Telephone: (605) 773-3361Secondary Telephone: (800) 733-2301Website: http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oralhealthAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (605) 773-3361Secondary Telephone: (800) 733-2301Website: http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oralhealthAvailable from the website.
This infographic focuses on the oral health status of children and adolescents in South Dakota. Topics include untreated tooth decay in children ages 6–8 in South Dakota compared to the general U.S. population and ways to prevent tooth decay. Contents include the number of high school students who have missed school because of problems with their teeth or mouth, the percentage of students in third grade who have not visited the dentist in the past 12 months, and the percentage of children who do not have dental sealants. Information about healthy behaviors such as toothbrushing, flossing, drinking water or milk instead of sugar-sweetened beverages, limiting the intake of decay-causing foods, and using products containing fluoride is also provided.
U.S. Office of Head Start. 2016–. Head Start policy and regulations. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Head Start, multiple items.
Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center Telephone: (866) 763-6481Website: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslcAvailable from the website.
These resources for Head Start agencies that provide services to children and families describe program performance standards and the requirements set forth in the Head Start Act of 2007. Topics include program governance, financial and administrative requirements, administrative procedures, and definitions. Information about program operations including oral health services are provided. Additional resources for grantees include information memoranda, program instructions, and information about fiscal regulations.
Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program; Columbus Public Health Dental Sealant Program, East Columbus Elementary, Hamilton Local Elementary. 2016. Seal in a smile. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, 1 video (4 min, 21 sec).
Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program 246 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215 Telephone: (614) 466-4180Fax: (614) 564-2421E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.govWebsite: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspxAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (614) 466-4180Fax: (614) 564-2421E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.govWebsite: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspxAvailable from the website.
This video for children addresses the importance of dental sealants. Live action and animation are used to demonstrate what sealants are, how they prevent tooth decay, and how they are applied.
Seattle-King County Department of Public Health. 2016. Access to Baby & Child Dentistry. Seattle, WA: Seattle-King County Department of Public Health, 1 p.
Carol Allen Seattle-King County Department of Public Health ATTN: Communications Team 401 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1300 Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: (206) 296-0100Contact Phone: (206) 263-8750Website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health.aspxAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (206) 296-0100Contact Phone: (206) 263-8750Website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health.aspxAvailable from the website.
This fact sheet describes a program that provides preventive and restorative oral health care for children who are eligible for Medicaid in King County, Washington. The program emphasizes the importance of having a dental examination by a doctor or dentist by age one. Topics include program eligibility and benefits including increased access to oral health care throughout the county, fluoride varnish applications, and support services (finding a dentist, coordinating transportation to and from the dental office, and coordinating interpreter services for the dental visit). The fact sheet is available in Chinese, English, Filipino, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Tennessee Department of Health. 2016. Dental fact sheets. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health, multiple items.
Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services Section 710 James Robertson Parkway Andrew Johnson Tower Nashville, TN 37243 Telephone: (615) 741-3111E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: https://tn.gov/health/section/oralhealthAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (615) 741-3111E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: https://tn.gov/health/section/oralhealthAvailable from the website.
These resources provide information about the importance of oral health and oral health care for pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents. Topics include dental caries and periodontal disease and prevention strategies such as dental sealants, fluoride, injury prevention, nutrition, and tobacco cessation. Information about primary and permanent tooth eruption is also provided.
Wright JT, Crall JJ, Fontana M, Gillette J, Novy BB, Dhar V, Donly K, Hewlett ER, Quinonez, RB Chaffin J, Crespin M, Iafolla T, Siegal MD, Tampi MP, Graham L,
Estrich C, Carrasco-Labra A. 2016. Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the use of pit- and fissure sealants: A report of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Journal of the American Dental Association 147(8):672–682.
American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611-2678 Telephone: (312) 440-2500Website: http://ebd.ada.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (312) 440-2500Website: http://ebd.ada.orgAvailable from the website.
This report presents findings from a systematic review and recommendations to address clinical questions related to the effect of pit- and fissure-sealant on preventing and arresting dental caries in children and adolescents. Additional topics include the efficacy of dental sealants compared with fluoride varnishes, and the relative merit of head-to-head comparisons of the different types of sealant material used on pits and fissures of occlusal surfaces.
Bertness J, Holt K, Barzel R, eds. 2016. Promoting oral health in schools: A resource guide (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 38 pp.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
This guide provides resources to help health professionals, program administrators, educators, parents, and others promote oral health and prevent oral disease in school-age children and adolescents. The guide is divided into two sections. The first section describes materials such as brochures, fact sheets, guidelines, curricula, and reports. The second section lists federal agencies, national professional associations, resource centers, and national coalitions that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Tennessee Department of Health. 2016. Update on oral health services. [Nashville, TN]: Tennessee Department of Health, 8 pp.
This annual report provides information about oral health services in Tennessee. Topics include the provision of child screenings, referrals, and fluoride varnish applications by public health nurses in medical clinics; child screenings, oral examinations, health education, and dental sealants in schools; child and adult visits to rural dental clinics; adult extractions, cleanings, and emergency dental services; and information dissemination. Data on the number of individuals served and the number of services provided by program are included.
Carter NL, Lowe EA, with the American Association for Community Dental Programs and the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2016. Seal America: The prevention invention (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.
This manual is designed to assist health professionals in launching and sustaining school-based dental sealant programs. In addition to offering a step-wise approach for planning and implementing school-based dental sealant programs, this manual addresses issues related to referring students with unmet oral health needs to a dental clinic or office. Health professionals working in established school-based dental sealant programs may also find the manual of interest as they work to improve specific aspects of their program. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. Fluoride mouthrinse program manual (rev.). Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 28 pp.
This manual provides school personnel and volunteers with the procedures and requirements for administering and implementing a school-based fluoride mouthrinse program in Ohio. Topics include program roles, responsibilities, and operation; administration guidelines; recommendations for teachers; and program implementation and site visits. Forms and procedural options including adaptations for students with special needs are included.
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