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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1996. National fluoride plan to promote oral health: Report of the U.S. Public Health Service Oral Health Coordinating Committee. [Atlanta, GA]: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 76 pp, exec summ (8 pp).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027

Telephone: (800) 232-4636
Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348
E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth
Available at no charge.

This report describes activities related to developing a national plan to promote the use of fluoride to improve oral health. The report outlines initiatives for policy, research, surveillance, and education to increase awareness of the appropriate and effective use of fluorides. Appendices include the Environmental Protection Agency fluoridation recommendations, a glossary, a dietary fluoride schedule, and a list of committees and advisors. The executive summary is in a separate volume accompanying the main report.


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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science. 2006. Oral health. In Healthy People 2010 midcourse review. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science.

    HealthyPeople.gov
    Website: http://www.healthypeople.gov
    Available from the website.

    This chapter in Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review highlights results from an assessment of progress toward achieving the Healthy People 2010 oral health focus goals and objectives through the first half of the decade. Topics include modifications to objectives and sub-objectives, progress toward Healthy People 2010 targets, progress toward elimination of health disparities, opportunities and challenges, and emerging issues. The proportion of children ages 2-4 with dental caries increased from 18 percent in 1988-1994 to 22 percent in 1999-2002 (target: 11 percent The proportion of untreated tooth decay in this population also increased from 16 percent to 17 percent (target: 9 percent). Root causes of oral health disparities include lack of access to preventive and restorative services and poor oral health literacy. Emerging issues include the role of health literacy on oral health outcomes and the use of fluoride varnish as a preventive measure.


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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2000. Healthy People 2010 objectives for improving health: Focus area 21—Oral health. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1 v.

    HealthyPeople.gov
    Website: http://www.healthypeople.gov
    Available from the website.

    This report presents the oral health promotion and disease prevention agenda of Healthy People 2010. It is a reprint of Chapter 21 of the Healthy People 2010 comprehensive report. Topics addressed in the report include goals; an overview that contains a discussion of issues, trends, disparities, and opportunities; interim progress toward year 2000 objectives; Healthy People 2010 objectives; related objectives from other areas of Healthy People 2010; terminology; and references.


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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2003. Memorandum of understanding between the American Association for Dental Research and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 4 pp.

    HealthyPeople.gov
    Website: http://www.healthypeople.gov
    Single photocopies available at no charge.

    This memorandum of understanding (MOU) provides a framework for cooperation between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Association for Dental Research for promoting the Healthy People 2010 oral health objectives. Topics include the purpose of the MOU, background, responsibilities, duration of the agreement, contacts, and legal authority.


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      Tacoma Pierce County Health Department. 2010. Tacoma Pierce County Health Department evaluation of a school-based oral health program. Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, 19 pp.

      Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
      3629 South D Street
      Tacoma, WA 98418

      Telephone: (253) 798-6500
      Secondary Telephone: (800) 992-2458, ext. 6500
      E-mail: info@tpchd.org
      Website: http://www.tpchd.org
      Available from the website.

      This report presents the results of an evaluation of a school-based oral health program that provided oral health screenings and dental sealants for public school students in second and fourth grades. The report contains an executive summary; information on the methodology; and findings on participation, tooth decay, and factors limiting program effectiveness. Also included are a comparison to Healthy People 2010 objectives; a discussion of study limitations; and recommendations on sealant delivery, program delivery, and data collection and evaluation.


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      South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Promotion and Office of Data and Statistics. 2003-2010. South Dakota oral health survey. Pierre, SD: South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Promotion and Office of Data and Statistics.

      South Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program
      600 East Capitol Avenue
      Pierre, SD 57501-2536

      Telephone: (605) 773-3361
      Secondary Telephone: (800) 733-2301
      Website: http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oralhealth
      Available from the website.

      These reports summarize findings from statewide oral health assessments of third grade students in South Dakota.The surveys collected information on dental caries experience, the prevalence of dental sealants, and the need for urgent treatment. Topics include demographic characteristics; indicators of oral health status and access to care; and the impact of dental visit frequency, race and ethnicity, insurance type, and socioeconomic status on children's oral health status. Comparisons over time, with Healthy People 2010 objectives, and with other states are presented. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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      Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2013. The Oral health of Rhode Island's preschool children enrolled in Head Start programs. Providence, RI: Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 15 pp.

      Rhode Island Department of Health, Oral Health Program
      3 Capitol Hill
      Providence, RI 02908

      Telephone: (401) 222-5960
      Fax: (401) 222-4415
      Website: http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/oralhealth/index.php
      Available from the website.

      This report presents key findings from a statewide oral health screening survey of children enrolled in Head Start in Rhode Island. Contents include information about the population and sample, data management and analysis, screening methods, children’s demographic characteristics, oral health outcomes, comparison to Healthy People 2020 objectives, and recommendations. Topics include prevalence of tooth decay, untreated decay, and dental sealants on primary molars among children ages 3–5.


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      Public Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, ed. 1994. A call to action: Shaping food choices for the nation. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, Alliance Program, 25 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 for loan.

      This manual highlights ways that American Dietetic Association members can help achieve the objectives of the Healthy People 2000 initiative. It includes a call to action, indicates the relevant sections of the objectives, provides a tracking and reporting system, and supplies forms to use with it. The manual highlights procedures for planning and evaluating progress toward the objectives and emphasizes coalition building.


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        Public Health Foundation. [2001]. The key ingredient of the National Prevention Agenda: Workforce development—A companion document to Healthy People 2010. Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Workforce Information and Management, 47 pp.

        National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
        Health Resource and Services Administration Bureau of Health Workforce Rockvillle, MD Telephone: (301) 443-9256
        Website: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce
        Available at no charge; also available from the website.

        This report assists states in addressing the national workforce development objectives for the health professions and for employees of public health agencies. It is divided into four sections. The first section is a "how to" resource for planners providing seven strategy options for including workforce objectives in state Healthy People or other state health plans. The second two sections focus on national Healthy People 2010 workforce objectives involving minority representation in the health professions and continuing education for public health employees. Each section includes an issue summary, a strategy summary, and strategy examples and resources. The fourth section provides a list of Healthy People 2010 workforce-related objectives. Two appendices include a bibliography of articles and resources, and a draft list of core public health competencies from the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice. Endnotes conclude the report.


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        Phipps KR, Ricks TL, Blahut P. 2014. The oral health of 6–9 year old American Indian and Alaska Native children compared to the general U.S. population and Healthy People 2020 targets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 5 pp, (Indian Health Service data brief).

        U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health
        801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 300
        Rockville, MD 20852

        Telephone: (301) 443-1106
        Secondary Telephone: (800) IHS-DENT (447-3368)
        Fax: (301) 594-6610
        E-mail: dentaljobs@ihs.gov
        Website: http://www.ihs.gov/dentistry/index.cfm
        Available from the website.

        This brief presents findings from a national survey to assess the oral health status of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in kindergarten through third grade. Contents include information about the prevalence of tooth decay in the primary and permanent teeth of AI/AN students in kindergarten through third grade compared to those in the general U.S. population and to targets for Healthy People 2020. It also describes the prevalence of dental sealants.

             

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