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Academy of General Dentistry. n.d.. The life of a tooth: A visual timeline. Chicago, IL: Academy of General Dentistry, 1 v, (InfoBites).

Know Your Teeth
Academy of General Dentistry 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611-6660

Telephone: (888) 243-3368, ext. 5300
Fax: (312) 440-0559
E-mail: info@knowyourteeth.com
Website: http://knowyourteeth.com
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This timeline provides information on oral health and oral health care throughout life. Topics include developmental events, interaction with dentists, and oral hygiene.


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National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2017. Dental sealants: A resource guide (4th ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 20 pp.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: https://www.mchoralhealth.org
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This resource guide provides information to health professionals about the use and application of dental sealants. The first section describes materials, such as brochures, fact sheets, guidelines, curricula, and reports. The second section lists federal agencies, national professional associations, and resource centers that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Radley DC, McCarthy D, Hayes SL. 2017. Aiming higher: Results from the Commonwealth Fund scorecard on state health system performance–2017 edition. New York, NY: Commonwealth Fund, annual.

Commonwealth Fund
One East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021

Telephone: (212) 606-3800
Fax: (212) 606-3500
E-mail: info@cmwf.org
Website: http://www.commonwealthfund.org
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This report ranks states on more than 40 indicators of health system performance in five broad areas: health care access, quality, avoidable hospital use and costs, health outcomes, and health care equity. It also compares and evaluates trends across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


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American Academy of Pediatrics, Bright Futures. 2017. Recommendations for preventive pediatric health care [upd.]. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2 pp.

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098

Telephone: (847) 434-4000
Fax: (847) 434-8000
Website: http://www.aap.org
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These recommendations for health professionals represent a consensus by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Bright Futures about the periodicity of health care services for infants, children, and adolescents. The recommendations emphasize the importance of continuity of care in comprehensive health supervision, including oral health supervision, and the need to avoid fragmentation of care.


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American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health. 2017. Your teens may think that they don't need you anymore, but they'll always need their teeth!. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health, 3 items.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098

Telephone: (847) 434-4000
Fax: (847) 434-8000
E-mail: fluoride@aap.org
Website: http://www.ilikemyteeth.org
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These resources for parents provide guidance on helping adolescents make decisions that affect their overall health and oral health. Contents include a document (.pdf), a sharable image (.jpg), and a video (20 seconds). Topics include toothbrushing twice a day, flossing once a day, visiting the dentist, eating a healthy diet, avoiding tobacco use, and drinking water with fluoride. The resources are available in English and Spanish.


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Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program. 2017. Smile for good health. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program, 1 p.

Virginia Department of Health, Dental Health Program
109 Governor Street, Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Telephone: (804) 864-7775
Fax: (804) 864-7783
Website: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oral-health
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[in process] This tip sheet provides information about the importance of oral health to overall wellness for infants, young children, and older children. Contents include tips on preventing tooth decay such as cleaning an infant's gums and teeth after feeding, the age one dental visit, toothbrushing and flossing, fluoride, and dental sealants. Tips on offering water, wearing mouth guards, and avoiding tobacco are also included.


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Future Smiles. 2016–. Future Smiles: Program forms. Las Vegas, NV: Future Smiles, 3 items.

Future Smiles
3074 Arville Street
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Telephone: (702) 889-3763
E-mail: info@futuresmiles.net
Website: futuresmiles@centurylink.net
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These forms are intended for use in implementing a school-based oral hygiene program that provides preventive oral health care (screening, dental cleaning, fluoride varnish, dental sealants, and education) for children from families with low incomes in Nevada. Contents include referral and consent forms and a privacy notice in English and Spanish.


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Future Smiles. 2016–. Future Smiles: Satisfaction survey. Las Vegas, NV: Future Smiles, 3 items.

Future Smiles
3074 Arville Street
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Telephone: (702) 889-3763
E-mail: info@futuresmiles.net
Website: futuresmiles@centurylink.net
Available from the website.

[in process] These satisfaction surveys are intended for use in implementing a school-based oral hygiene program that provides preventive oral health care (screening, dental cleaning, fluoride varnish, dental sealants, and education) for children from families with low incomes in Nevada. Contents include surveys for students, parents, and teachers in English and Spanish.


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Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2016. Summary report: 2016 synopses of state dental public health programs–Data for FY 2014–2015. Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 14 pp.

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors
3858 Cashill Boulevard
Reno, NV 89509

Telephone: (775) 626-5008
Fax: (775) 626-9268
E-mail: info@astdd.org
Website: http://www.astdd.org
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This report summarizes the results of a study examining the status of state oral health programs. Topics include demographic, infrastructure, work force, and administrative factors that impact state oral health programs, as well as services that states provide.


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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) 741-3111
E-mail: tn.health@tn.us
Website: https://tn.gov/health/section/oralhealth
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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.

     

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