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Organizations

Data

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
Provides access to data and information on emergency department (ED) use, including ED use for oral-health-related conditions, and a tool to search for articles based on H-CUP data and products.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Care Innovations Exchange
Provides ideas and tools for assessing, measuring, promoting, and improving the quality of health care. Includes information on oral health disparities, strategies for providing oral health care for underserved populations, and a variety of oral health programs and services.

Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality, National Guideline Clearinghouse
Provides access to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, including oral-health-related guidelines, and information about their dissemination, implementation, and use.

American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry
Provides a database containing clinical practice guidelines, critical summaries, plain language summaries, and systematic reviews. Also provides links to journals, tools to locate and interpret evidence, tools for critical appraisal and evidence analysis, summaries of systematic reviews, clinical recommendations and guidelines, and tutorials.

American Dental Association, Health Policy Institute
Analyzes key aspects of the oral health care system in each U.S. state.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health
Provides infrastructure-development tools; links to National Oral Health Surveillance System data by state, state synopses, and state documents, and, for participating states, state oral health plans and other information to help other states develop their plans.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
Provides data about pregnancy and the first few months after birth, including access to oral health care.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Provides guidance to states administering Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Also provides information and services for beneficiaries and health professionals, including information on oral health benefits for children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP.

Child Trends, DataBank
Provides summaries of what research suggests is important for children’s development, trends over time and by subgroup, and strategies to improve well-being. Topic areas include unmet oral health needs.

Elsevier, Early Childhood Caries Resource Center
Researches ways to prevent early childhood caries (ECC) in populations at high risk for ECC through multiple, randomized prevention trials.

Health Resource and Services Administration, Title V Information System
Serves as the portal for the submission of state Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant applications, 5-year needs assessments, and annual reports. Provides financial, program, and measurement and indicator data, including the oral health national performance measure; data summaries; and state snapshots, including those states that selected a state performance measure on oral health.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School for Public Health, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Provides data, including oral health data, from surveys, including the National Survey of Children’s Health and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Also provides examples of data use, articles and presentations using DRC data, technical assistance on how to collect and use data, and links to additional data resources.

National Center for Health Statistics, Health Indicators Warehouse
Provides access to data, including oral health data, to improve understanding of community health status and determinants and to facilitate the prioritization of interventions.

National Institutes of Health, Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools
Provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including oral-health-related research activities. Includes information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research.

National Library of Medicine, PubMed Health
Provides access to clinical effectiveness reviews and technical reports, including reviews and reports on oral-health-related topics.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
Provides access to selected public health resources on topics including public oral health and work force development.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HealthyPeople.gov
Provides a set of 10-year national goals and objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Oral health is a Healthy People 2020 leading health indicator.