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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 2014. Colorado Head Start oral health screening 2013–2014. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 7 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
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This document provides information from a statewide oral health screening of children in Head Start in Colorado to assess the prevalence of dental caries experience, untreated tooth decay, treatment urgency, and children who have dental homes. Contents include a description of the participants and results, information about Healthy People 2020 targets, and conclusions. Demographic characteristics and statistical data are included.


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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Unit. 2014. Children's oral health in Colorado. Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Oral Health Unit, 4 pp, (Maternal and child health issue brief; no. 10).

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Maternal and Child Health Program, Prevention Services Division
Telephone: (303) 692-2503
Website: http://www.mchcolorado.org
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This brief describes progress in meeting Healthy People 2020 goals for reducing untreated tooth decay and reducing dental caries experience among children in kindergarten and third grade in Colorado. Topics include why children's oral health is an issue; social and economic health disparities; behaviors, environments, and systems that support good oral health in children; and the importance of dental visits by age 1.


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Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health. 2012. 2007 and 2011 national survey of children's health and 2009/10 national survey of children with special health care needs: Measures pertaining to Healthy People 2020 objectives (rev.). [Portland, OR]: Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, 6 pp.

Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 615 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

E-mail: info@cahmi.org
Website: http://www.cahmi.org/projects/drc
Available from the website.

This document demonstrates how the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN) can be used to establish a baseline and monitor improvement in child and adolescent health and well-being. Contents include a series of charts listing Healthy People 2020 objectives and related NSCH and NS-CSHCN measures and indicators. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Delaware Health and Social Services, Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services. 2013. Delaware smiles: The oral health of Delaware's children. Dover, DE: Delaware Health and Social Services, Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services, 47 pp.

Delaware Health and Social Services, Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services
Jesse Cooper Building 417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Telephone: (302) 744-4554
Fax: (302) 661-7229
Website: http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/ohphome.html
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This report presents findings on the oral health status of children in third grade in Delaware, as well as on oral health disparities. Topics include decay experience, untreated tooth decay, needing oral health care, dental sealants, and dental visits. Findings are stratified by the child's eligibility for the National School Lunch Program and compared to Healthy People 2020 objectives. The report also contains information about resources and strategies to improve the oral health of children in Delaware. The appendices contain information about survey methods, data tables, the consent form, the screening form, and the parent questionnaire. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Dye BA, Li X, Thornton-Evans G. 2012. Oral health disparities as determined by selected Healthy People 2020 oral health objectives for the United States, 2009-2010. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 7 pp, (NCHS data brief no. 104).

National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419
Hyattsville, MD 20782

Telephone: (800) 232-4636
Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348
Fax: (301) 458-4020
E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs
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This report presents findings on oral health disparities from the 2009–2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The report focuses on Healthy People 2020 objectives covering select age groups by race and ethnicity and poverty status. Topics include untreated dental caries among children and adolescents ages 3–5, 6–9, and 13–15; dental sealants among children ages 6–9 and adolescents ages 13–15; tooth retention among adults ages 25–64; and edentulism among adults ages 65–74.


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Gamm L, Hutchison L, Dabney B, Dorsey A, eds. 2003. Rural Healthy People 2010: A companion document to Healthy People 2010—Volume 1. College Station, TX: Southwest Rural Health Research Center, 252 pp.

Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Texas A&M Health Science Center Department of Health Policy and Management 1266 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1266

Telephone: (979) 862-4238
Fax: (979) 458-0656
Website: http://sph.tamhsc.edu/srhrc/index.html
Available from the website.

This volume contains brief overviews of the top rural health concerns and objectives associated with Healthy People 2010 focus areas, references to key literature about these concerns, and descriptions of models for practice that rural communities can draw upon to achieve key Healthy People 2010 objectives. Health topics include: (1) access to quality health services, (2) cancer, (3) diabetes, (4) heart disease and stroke, (5) maternal, infant, and child health, (6) mental health and mental disorders, (7) nutrition and overweight concerns, (8) the state of oral health, (9) substance abuse trends, and (10) tobacco use. For each health concern, an overview and various models for practice and contact information are presented.


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Gamm L, Hutchison L, Dabney B, Dorsey A, eds. 2003. Rural Healthy People 2010: A companion document to Healthy People 2010—Volume 2. College Station, TX: Southwest Rural Health Research Center, 166 pp.

Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Texas A&M Health Science Center Department of Health Policy and Management 1266 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1266

Telephone: (979) 862-4238
Fax: (979) 458-0656
Website: http://sph.tamhsc.edu/srhrc/index.html
Available from the website.

This volume (the second in a three-volume set) presents literature reviews and associated references for the top rural health priority areas identified in Healthy People 2010. The topics covered include access to quality health services; cancer; diabetes; heart disease and stroke; maternal, infant, and child health; mental health and mental disorders; nutrition and overweight; oral health; substance abuse;and tobacco use. Each chapter includes a list of references.


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Hutchins VL. 2001. Maternal and child health at the millennium: Looking back, moving forward. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 62 pp.

Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9770
E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu
Website: http://www.mchlibrary.org
Available from the website.

This publication provides an overview of the federal Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program's evolution in consultation, technical assistance, policy development and dissemination, and data collection and analysis, from the establishment of the Children's Bureau in 1912 to the present. The publication uses four selected areas—newborn screening, mental retardation, heart disease, and school health/health of school age children—to illustrate how the MCH program development principles have incorporated scientific and technological advances into promoting the health of the nation's children and families. The publication discusses the problems that the MCH program will face in the future, including unresolved problems from the 20th century and new problems. References are included in the document. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Iowa Department of Public Health. [2002]. Oral health. In Healthy Iowans 2010: Advancing the boundaries of healthy living and the quality of life in the new decade. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, 9 pp.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
Available from the website.

This chapter focuses on the oral health provisions of the Healthy Iowans 2010 goals and objectives. The chapter offers an overview of oral health needs and presents goal statements, action steps, and their rationale. Selected topics include dental caries prevention; access to dental care; root caries prevention; tooth loss prevention; and oral health screening programs, including programs geared toward early detection of oropharyngeal cancers. Two charts present statistical data on children with dental sealants and untreated tooth decay.


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Iowa Department of Public Health. 2005. Oral health. In Healthy Iowans 2010 mid-course revision. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, 11 pp.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
Available from the website.

This chapter in Healthy Iowans 2010 Mid-Course Revision documents progress toward meeting Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives to improve the health of Iowans. Content is based on a review of the oral health goals and objectives in Iowa's state action plan conducted between March 2004 and December 2004. The introduction discusses primary oral health problems facing Iowans over the next five years, and discusses categories of individuals who are underserved and who may have varying degrees of difficulty in accessing care, the most commonly identified obstacles to utilization, the infrastructure of the service delivery system (how services are delivered and financed), accomplishments-to-date, and cross-cutting issues related to other chapters in the Healthy Iowans 2010 plan. The chapter then describes goals and action steps, as revised, for the targeted at-risk populations.

     

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