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Academy of General Dentistry. n.d.. A state advocacy toolkit. Chicago, IL: Academy of General Dentistry, 6 pp.
Academy of General Dentistry 560 W. Lake Street, Sixth Floor Chicago, IL 60661-6600 Telephone: (888) 243-3368Fax: (312) 335-3443Website: http://www.agd.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (888) 243-3368Fax: (312) 335-3443Website: http://www.agd.orgAvailable from the website.
This document for oral health professionals provides information and resources about advocating for oral health and oral health care access in states. Topics include becoming aware, being educated, and informed; building grassroots support; building coalitions; reaching out to legislators; testifying before state boards or legislatures; and attending or hosting town hall meetings and fundraisers. A link to additional resources for facilitating advocacy in government, public, and professional relations is also provided.
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care. 2017. National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month. Washington, DC: National Assembly on School-Based Health Care, annual.
School-Based Health Alliance 1010 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 638-5872Secondary Telephone: (888) 286-8727Fax: (202) 638-5879E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.sbh4all.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 638-5872Secondary Telephone: (888) 286-8727Fax: (202) 638-5879E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.sbh4all.orgAvailable from the website.
This resource provides information and resources for promoting National School Based Health Care Awareness Month (February).
FDI World Dental Federation. 2016–. World Oral Health Day [campaign materials]. Geneva, Switzerland: FDI World Dental Federation, multiple items.
FDI World Dental Federation Tour de Cointrin Avenue Louie Casai 51, Case P.O. Box 3 1216 Cointrin-Geneve, Switzerland Telephone: (41) 22 560 81 50Fax: (41) 22 560 81 40E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgContact E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.fdiworldental.orgAvailable from the website.
These resources for World Oral Health Day, celebrated globally every year on March 20, focus on ways to maintain and protect oral health throughout life. The messages are intended for use by the general public and health professionals who play a key role in educating clients. Contents include an advocacy guide; a brochure on oral health do's and dont's, with sections devoted to oral health of women during pregnancy, children, and older adults; a game; posters; a toolkit for organizing events and social media campaigns; and a video. The materials are available in multiple languages.
American Dental Association. 2016. February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, Division of Communications, multiple items.
American Dental Association 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611-2678 Telephone: (312) 440-2500Fax: (312) 440-7494E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ada.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (312) 440-2500Fax: (312) 440-7494E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ada.orgAvailable from the website.
These materials are designed to help oral health professionals, other health professionals, and educators raise awareness about the importance of oral health during National Children’s Dental Health Month (February). The 2017 campaign slogan is “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile.” Contents include a program-planning guide, press releases, broadcasting tips, sample newspaper articles, posters, and activity sheets in English and Spanish for children and adolescents.
American Dental Hygienists' Association. 2016. National Dental Hygiene Month. Chicago, IL: American Dental Hygienists' Association, annual.
American Dental Hygienists' Association 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400 Chicago, IL 60611 Telephone: (312) 440-8900Fax: (312) 440-1806Website: http://www.adha.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (312) 440-8900Fax: (312) 440-1806Website: http://www.adha.orgAvailable from the website.
This toolkit is intended to help dental hygienists and others promote awareness of oral health as part of the annual observance of National Dental Hygiene Month (October). Contents include information on topics such as toothbrushing, flossing, rinsing, chewing gum, and community service. Public relations materials; posters; and a series of fact sheets on oral health in children, adolescents, adults, and older adults are also available. Some materials are available in both English and Spanish.
Insure Kids Now. 2016. Improving oral health. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, multiple items.
Insure Kids Now Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244 Website: https://www.insurekidsnow.govAvailable from the website.
Website: https://www.insurekidsnow.govAvailable from the website.
These resources are designed to help health professionals promote oral health coverage in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and educate pregnant women and parents and other caregivers about good oral health habits. Contents include links to Medicaid and CHIP benefits for children by state and a tool to help families find a dentist. Additional contents include a fact sheet, a flyer, a poster, tear pads, web banners and buttons, social media messages, images for Facebook and Twitter, and newsletter templates in English and Spanish.
Hecht A, Buck S, Patel A. 2016. Water first: A toolkit for promoting water intake in community settings. Battle Creek, MI: W. K. Kellogg Foundation, 2 items.
This guide is designed to help communities prevent obesity and dental caries by promoting drinking water as an alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and sports drinks. Contents include strategies for building a team and defining and spreading the message in child care facilities, clinics, parks, schools, and other community-based settings. A two-page fact sheet is also available.
First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, Healthy+Active Before 5. 2015–. Sugar Bites. Concord, CA: First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, multiple items.
First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission 1485 Civic Court, Suite 1200 Concord, CA 94520 Telephone: (925) 771-7300Website: http://www.first5coco.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (925) 771-7300Website: http://www.first5coco.orgAvailable from the website.
These resources are part of a public-awareness campaign aimed at preventing the development of chronic diseases by encouraging parents to choose water for their young children instead of drinks that are high in sugar. The resources focus on reducing children's risk of obesity, tooth decay, and type 2 diabetes by reducing their consumption of flavored milk, juice drinks, soda, and sports drinks. Contents include brochures, posters, videos, and web graphics. The resources are available in English and Spanish.
Minnesota Oral Health Project. 2015–. Crush Cavities!. [no place]: Minnesota Oral Health Project, multiple items.
Minnesota Oral Health Project c/o University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455 E-mail: MNOralHealthProject@gmail.comWebsite: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthproject.comAvailable from the website.
E-mail: MNOralHealthProject@gmail.comWebsite: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthproject.comAvailable from the website.
These resources are designed to help primary care health professionals and others understand the etiology of dental caries and caregivers' role in preventing caries in infants, children, and adolescents from birth to age 21. Contents include information and resources on finding a physician or dentist, getting care when the first tooth erupts, applying fluoride varnish as part of well child care, practicing good oral hygiene, and consuming healthy foods and drinks. Additional contents include a press release and a governor's proclamation; public service announcements in English, Hmong, Karen, Lao, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese; and frequently asked questions. A video for parents about fluoride varnish is also available.
Oral Health America. 2015. Fall for Smiles. Chicago, IL: Oral Health America, multiple items.
Oral Health America 180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60601 Telephone: (312) 836-9900Fax: (312) 836-9986E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.oralhealthamerica.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (312) 836-9900Fax: (312) 836-9986E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.oralhealthamerica.orgAvailable from the website.
These resources for oral health professionals, families, and the media focus on the importance of regular dental visits, toothbrushing and flossing, and avoiding tobacco. Contents include an activity booklet with a coloring sheet, toothbrushing chart, and tip sheet; a promotion guide with press/letter templates, posters, and related items; a campaign booklet with information on how to get involved, tips for toothbrushing, and activities for families; a guide about social media and language; stories; a quiz; and a webinar. Images and logo are also available.
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