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Seattle-King County Department of Public Health. 2016. Access to Baby & Child Dentistry (ABCD). 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) 296-0100
Contact Phone: (206) 263-8750
Website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health.aspx
Available 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 an oral examination by a doctor or dentist by age 1. 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.


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MedlinePlus. 2016. Child dental health. Bethesda, MD: U.S. National Library of Medicine, multiple items.

MedlinePlus
U.S. National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894

E-mail: custserv@nlm.nih.gov
Website: http://www.medlineplus.gov
Available from the website.

These resources for parents and other caregivers address oral health during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Topics include news, prevention, screening, diagnosis and symptoms, treatment, nutrition, and specific conditions and related issues. Multimedia tools (tutorials, videos, games); and other resources are presented. The content is available in Chinese (traditional), English, Hmong, Japanese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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Minnesota Oral Health Coalition. 2016. Fluoride varnish: A part of a healthy child. Plymouth, MN: Minnesota Oral Health Coalition, 1 video (2 min, 16 sec).

Minnesota Oral Health Coalition
4190 Vinewood Lane N, #111-416
Plymouth, MN 55442

Telephone: (763) 381-1701
E-mail: info@minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org
Website: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthcoalition.org
Available from the website.

This video for parents and other caregivers describes fluoride varnish and how it is used to prevent tooth decay in infants and young children. Topics include what fluoride varnish is, how it works, and why it is important for infants’ and children’s health. Information about the safety and effectiveness of fluoride varnish and the importance of establishing an oral hygiene routine that includes regular oral health visits is included. The video is available in English, French, Hmong, Karen, Oromo, Russian, Somali, and Spanish.


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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 2016. You're pregnant! Simple steps for protecting your teeth during pregnancy. Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2 pp.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South
Denver, CO 80246

Telephone: (303) 692-2000
Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689
E-mail: cdphe.information@state.co.us
Website: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe
Available from the website.

This brochure for pregnant women provides information about the importance of oral health and how to prevent problems and improve oral health during pregnancy. Topics include toothbrushing with fluoridate toothpaste, drinking water, making an appointment for oral health care, coping with morning sickness, and infant oral health. The brochure is available in English, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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Cavity Free at Three. 2016. Keeping your child's mouth healthy. Denver, CO: Cavity Free at Three, 4 pp.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South
Denver, CO 80246

Telephone: (303) 692-2000
Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689
E-mail: cdphe.information@state.co.us
Website: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe

This brochure for parents provides information about how to keep infants’ and young children’s mouths and teeth healthy. Topics include why primary teeth are important and how to keep them healthy, how to keep an infant’s mouth healthy before teeth start to come in, and how to care for infants’ and children’s teeth. Information about fluoride is also included. The brochure is available in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, English, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Cavity Free at Three. 2016. Keeping your teeth healthy during pregnancy. Denver, CO: Cavity Free at Three, 4 pp.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South
Denver, CO 80246

Telephone: (303) 692-2000
Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689
E-mail: cdphe.information@state.co.us
Website: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe

This brochure for pregnant women provides information about how to keep their mouth and their infant’s mouth and teeth healthy. Topics include the importance of good oral health during pregnancy and the safety of getting oral health care during pregnancy. The brochure is available in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, English, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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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.com
Website: http://www.minnesotaoralhealthproject.com
Available 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.


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Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program. 2014. Brush two minutes twice a day! Keep a healthy grin!. [Portland, OR]: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 17 pp.

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program
800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 850
Portland, OR 97232

Telephone: (971) 673-0348
Secondary Telephone: (971) 673-0372
Fax: (971) 673-0240
E-mail: oral.health@state.or.us
Website: https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/oralhealth/Pages/index.aspx
Available from the website.

This calendar is designed to assist parents and others in helping children maintain good oral health by tracking the number of times they brush their teeth with fluoridated toothpaste each day and the amount of time they spend brushing. Contents include information on how to brush and the role of dental sealants, flossing, and fluorides in preventing tooth decay. Tips on healthy eating and using mouthguards to prevent oral injuries are also included. The calendar is available in Arabic, English, Hmong, Russian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Somali, and Vietnamese.


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Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program. 2012. School-based fluoride rinse program: Parent permission form. Portland, OR: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 1 p.

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program
800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 850
Portland, OR 97232

Telephone: (971) 673-0348
Secondary Telephone: (971) 673-0372
Fax: (971) 673-0240
E-mail: oral.health@state.or.us
Website: https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/oralhealth/Pages/index.aspx
Available from the website.

This form is designed to assist schools in raising awareness about and participation in a school fluoride rinse program for students in grades 1–6 who have other sources of fluoride but who may be at risk for tooth decay owing to other factors. The form includes information about fluoride and has space for parents to indicate whether they want their child to take part in the fluoride rinse program. The form is available in English, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Somali.


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Seattle-King County Department of Public Health. 2012. Baby teeth are important. Seattle, WA: Seattle-King County Department of Public Health, 1 video (11 min, 8 sec).

Carol Allen
Seattle-King County Department of Public Health
ATTN: Communications Team 401 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104

Telephone: (206) 296-0100
Contact Phone: (206) 263-8750
Website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health.aspx
Available from the website; also available on DVD at no charge.

This video describes how local health professionals teach parents about infant and child nutrition and daily oral health care. Topics include the importance of having a dental examination by a doctor or dentist by age one and fluoride-varnish applications. The video is available in Amharic, English, Khmer/Cambodian, Mandarin, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

     

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