National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
Telephone: (202) 784-9771
Fax: (202) 784-9777
Available from the website.
This final report presents the results of a project to (1) increase access to preventive oral health care for low income, immigrant children, (2) reduce the rate of untreated dental caries through referrals to a family dentist or the hospital's Pediatric Dental Center, and (3) increase children's awareness and practice of oral hygiene measures through classroom education. Report sections include an overview of the purpose of the project, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results and outcomes, publications and products, dissemination and utilization of results, future plans and follow up, and type and amount of support and resources needed to replicate the project. Appendices include a flyer, sample brochures, letters, consent forms, examination card, and a report. The project financial status report and abstract are also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Dental sealants, Child health, Immigrants, Prevention services, Final reports, State programs, Elementary schools, MCH Programs, Rhode Island, Children, Families