Frequently Asked Questions
I access electronic copies of current oral health materials?
The Library page has links to materials produced by the
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC)
as well as a link to search our entire
oral health library. Results include a full citation of the item, its description,
and information on how to acquire it. Many items are available online.
I find fact sheets, distance learning, and other products
OHRC's publications and electronic products are listed by date, by topic, and
copy OHRC publications?
OHRC offers information on copyright on our Disclaimers, Copyright and Permissions page. OHRC publications,
such as fact sheets, resource bulletins, and resource guides, may
adapting or reproducing OHRC-produced materials requires
permission. To request permission you
a written request (click here for a sample letter
in Word or PDF)
on your organization's letterhead. Permission to use photographs
cannot be granted.
use photos from OHRC publications?
No, permission to use photographs
cannot be granted. Some sources for photos are
What if I can't
find what I'm looking for?
If you would
like assistance narrowing down your information request, or if
you find our website difficult to use, please call us. Our information
line, (202) 784-9771, is always on for messages, and your call
will be returned promptly. You may send an e-mail request or contact any staff member individually (telephone numbers and
e-mail addresses are listed on our Contact page).
publications available in Spanish?
Yes, we have several materials for consumers available in
Spanish. We also collect materials in other languages, Also, the entire website of the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research is en Espanol.
OHRC's mailing address?
See Contact for
information, including staff names, phone numbers,
e-mail addresses; our box address for regular delivery;
our street address for visitors and special deliveries; and
directions to the center.
Can you help
me find a dentist to treat my child?
OHRC does not provide direct clinical care or
referrals to specific health professionals. We can
sources to help find care.
can I obtain a list of organizations to contact for additional
You can conduct a free search of organizations in our database. Also, OHRC posts
to different organizations by type, including
- Head Start
- State Offices of Oral Health and Medicaid Provider Enrollment Information
of information does the resource center collect?
information can be found by browsing our website or
us for assistance.