National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-2190
Telephone: (866) 232-4528
Available from the website.
These resources provide information for health professionals, parents, and others about oral health throughout the life course. Contents include brochures, fact sheets, and posters in English and Spanish. Topics include adult and children's oral health, burning mouth syndrome, cleft lip and palate, dental sealants, developmental disabilities, diabetes and oral health, dry mouth, fillings, fluoride, genetics, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, oral cancer and oral complications of cancer treatment, organ transplantation, oral and facial pain, pregnancy, saliva and salivary gland disorders, periodontal (gum) disease, Sjogren's syndrome, smokeless tobacco, special care, taste disorders, temporomandibular joint disorders, and tooth decay (caries). Curricula, quizzes, videos, and links to other federally-available resources are also available.