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Potgieter M, Nakatani K. 1954. Diet and health in rural Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Hawaii, 46 pp, (Technical bulletin; no. 21).

University Press of Hawaii
2840 Kolowalu Street
Honolulu, HI 96822

Telephone: 808-956-8255
Fax: 808-988-6052
E-mail: uhpbooks@hawaii.edu
Website: http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/cart/shopcore/?db_name=uhpress
Contact for cost information.

This report describes a study of diet and health in rural Hawaii. The report covers the following topics: (1) other studies in Hawaii, (2) purpose and plan of the study, (3) methods, (4) findings, (5) nutritional status of children, (6) dental status of children, (7) adequacy of family diets and nutritional status of children, and (8) recommendations based on this study. Statistical information is presented in tables throughout the report. The report also includes a literature cited section.


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    Wei SHY, ed. 1979. National symposium on dental nutrition: An update on nutrition, diet, cariogenicity of foods and preventative dentistry. [Iowa City, IA]: University of Iowa, 184 pp.

    University of Iowa
    2222 Old Hwy 218 S #178 MBSB
    Iowa City, IA 52242-1602

    Telephone: (319) 335-3500
    Website: http://www.uiowa.edu
    Contact for cost information.

    This report describes a symposium held in Iowa City, Iowa September 6-8, 1978 focusing on nutrition in the medical and dental curriculum, including the importance of early nutrition and the development of dietary patterns in infants. Topics include the importance of dietary habits and subsequent choices of foods in terms of general health and prevention of dental caries, the role of fluoride and its presence in commercially available baby foods as well as the impact of water fluoridation, the role of snack foods and the frequency of eating on oral health, and the role of phosphates on oral health. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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      Tesini DA. 1988. Developing dental education programs for persons with special needs: A training and reference guide. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 86 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 training and reference guide describes programs that have been used by Tufts Dental Facilities for the Handicapped and Boston University Special Needs Dental Program in Massachusetts. An attempt has been made to make this text technical enough to provide accurate and up-to-date information, but understandable to parents, staff, and health care workers. Sections 2, 3, and 4 address specific issues for institutions, community programs, and parents. Sections 1 and 5 contain dental information that should be available to all persons providing daily oral care to special needs persons. Pamphlets and training aids are listed and annotated in the appendix. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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        Tesini DA. 1988. Developing dental education programs for persons with special needs: A daily oral health care guide for parents and staff. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 56 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 offers a practical guide and information for those planning to institute oral care programs for persons with special needs in a variety of special settings. The manual takes into account important health issues pertaining to the transmission of disease and infection control, problems of major relevance to oral care programs for developmentally disabled and immunocompromised populations. The use of new preventive agents and methods for the control of dental disease are also discussed. The appendix includes forms for oral health screening and a quarterly oral health review, a toothbrushing skills checklist, and a listing of pamphlets and training aids. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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          Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Health. 1989. Dental protocol: Improved pregnancy program. Boise, ID: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare , 6 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
          Single photocopies available at no charge.

          This protocol gives guidelines for provision of oral health services to clients in the Improved Pregnancy Program. The protocol includes an instructor preparation summary for a prenatal oral health class. A consent to dental procedure form and a dental review form are also included.


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            Tri-County Health Department (Colorado). 1989. Get a healthy head start with smile saving snacks. Englewood, CO: Tri-County Health Department, 2 v.

            Tri-County Health Department, Nutrition Division
            7000 East Belleview, Suite 301
            Englewood, CO 80111

            Telephone: (303) 220-9200
            $3.00; curriculum guide $1.50.

            This booklet for preschool/early elementary age children and their parents and curriculum guide for teachers, focuses on nutritious snacking and oral health care. They provide ideas for healthy snacks and activities to motivate young children toward healthy habits. The same subject matter and teaching technique legends (icons) used in the Head Start Nutrition Education curriculum are used in these materials to facilitate use with the Head Start Nutrition Education and Dental curricula.


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              Pinkham JR, ed. 1991. Pediatric dental care: An update for the 90s. Evansville, IN: Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, 42 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
              Single photocopies available at no charge.

              The monograph discusses the mouth of the infant, development of the dentition, nutrition and feeding systems from an oral health and development standpoint, early childhood caries, biological implications and dietary supplementation of fluoride, enamel fluorosis, early intervention in dental care of the infant, oral health care by the pediatrician, and the complementary roles of the pediatrician and pediatric dentist.


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                Massachusetts Department of Public Health, WIC Program, Nutrition Education Task Force. 1992. Weaning: Here's how!. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education Task Force, WIC Program, 2 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
                Single photocopies available at no charge.

                This brochure defines and outlines the importance of weaning a child and teaching the child how to drink from a cup. It discusses negative health outcomes from delayed weaning, such as tooth decay, ear infections, increased resistance to change with age, and reduced appetite for solid food. It also outlines methods to make the weaning process easier for the mother and the child. The brochure was developed with low-literacy criteria for parents and caregivers in the Massachusetts WIC/MCH programs by the Massachusetts WIC Nutrition Education Task Force and was field-tested by WIC program nutritionists.


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                  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. 1993. Infant nutrition and feeding: A reference handbook for nutrition and health counselors in the WIC and CSF programs. [Alexandria, VA]: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, 190 pp.

                  U.S. Food and Nutrition Service
                  3101 Park Center Drive
                  Alexandria, VA 22302

                  Website: http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns
                  Available at no charge to WIC and CSF staff. Document Number: FNS-288.

                  This manual is designed for staff members who provide nutrition education and counseling for parents and guardians of full-term, at-risk infants who participate in the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) or the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). It includes basic information on the nutritional needs of infants, the development of feeding skills, breastfeeding, formula feeding, the introduction of solid foods, infant feeding practices, food selection, sanitary food preparation and storage, oral health, vegetarian nutrition, and some common gastrointestinal problems. Teaching aids include a summary of key points, several appendices, and a bibliography.


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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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