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Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice in partnership with the American College of Physicians and the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health . 2016. Oral health and HPV. Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians, 2 pp.

American College of Physicians
190 North Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572

Telephone: (215) 351-2400
Secondary Telephone: (800) 523-1546
Website: https://www.acponline.org
Available from the website.

This fact sheet describes human papillomavirus (HPV) and how it is linked to oral health. Topics include how oral HPV can be prevented, the warning signs of oral HPV, and how oral HPV can be treated. Questions to ask a primary care health professional and additional resources are included. The fact sheet is available in English and Spanish.


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Indiana State Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. Indiana oral health surveillance report: 2016. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana State Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 3 pp.

Indiana State Department of Health, Oral Health Home
2 N. Meridian Street, Section 7-G
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Telephone: (317) 233-1325
Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-0746
Fax: (317) 233-7001
E-mail: oralhealth@isdh.state.in.us
Website: http://www.in.gov/isdh/18695.htm
Available from the website.

This report provides information on oral health metrics for residents of Indiana categorized by age. Topics include the oral health status of infants, children, adolescents, and adults and the proportion of each cohort that has visited the dentist or has received a preventive intervention. Data on access to fluoridated community water systems and deaths from oral and pharyngeal cancers for all ages are also included.


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American Dental Association Council on Access, Prevention, and Interprofessional Relations. 2014. Proceedings of the November 18–20, 2013 Prevention Summit: Advancing America's Oral Health. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations, 32 pp.

American Dental Association, Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678

Telephone: (312) 440-2500
Fax:
Website: http://www.ada.org
Available from the website.

This report summarizes proceedings of a summit held on November 18–20, 2013, in Chicago, IL, to develop a national framework for action on preventing oral disease. Contents include an overview of summit outcomes and activities by day, planning group members, purpose, objectives, and sponsors. Topics include the financing and economics of oral health; oral health conditions including oral cancer, periodontal disease, facial injuries, and dental caries; prevention strategies; stakeholder group perspectives; and integrated approach. Materials provided at the summit are also available.


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Community Preventive Services Task Force. 2013. The guide to community preventive services: Improving oral health. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Community Preventive Services Task Force
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Community Guide Branch 1600 Clifton Road, N.E., MSE69
Atlanta, GA 30333

Telephone: (404) 498-6778
E-mail: communityguide@cdc.gov
Website: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/about/task-force-members.html
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These resources provide evidence-based recommendations and findings about what works to improve public oral health. Strategies are reviewed and interventions outlined in three key areas: (1) prevention of dental caries, (2) prevention of oral and pharyngeal cancers, and (3) prevention of oral and facial injuries. Recommendations include community water fluoridation, school-based or -linked dental-sealant-delivery programs, early cancer detection, and the use of protective gear for the head and the mouth during contact sports.


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Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Virginia Rural Health Resource Center, Virginia Rural Health Association. 2013. Virginia's state rural health plan. [Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity], 41 pp.

Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity
P.O. Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23219

Telephone: (806) 864-7435
E-mail: omhphp@vdh.virginia.gov
Website: http://www.vdh.state.va.us/OMHHE
Available from the website.

This document outlines an action plan to enhance health care systems throughout rural Virginia. Contents include an analysis of health status in rural areas and strategies for improving health outcomes with a focus on development in areas beyond health care service delivery. Topics include obesity and associated behaviors and diseases, mental and behavioral health, oral health, cancer, perinatal issues, and lung disease.


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Clark J. 2013. Snapshot of oral health in South Dakota. Pierre, SD: South Dakota Department of Health, 27 pp.

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.

This report presents data on state epidemiological capacity to monitor trends over time and document improvements in oral health among the residents of South Dakota. Topics include child and adult oral health, state demographics, health professional shortages, access to oral health care, mobile services, Healthy People 2020, early care guidelines, chronic disease and oral health, oral cancer, and water fluoridation. Sources and references; reports on surveillance, prevention, workforce, and disease burden; and conclusions are provided.


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National Cancer Institute. 2012. Fluoridated water. Rockville, MD: National Cancer Institute, 3 pp, (Fact sheet).

National Cancer Institute
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322

Telephone: (800) 422-6237
Secondary Telephone:
Fax: (301) 402-0555
E-mail: cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov
Website: http://www.cancer.gov
Available from the website.

This public education fact sheet presents key points and facts about fluoridated community water in a question and answer format. Questions include (1) what is fluoride? (2) what is fluoridated water? (3) why fluoridate water? (4) when did water fluoridation begin in the United States? (5) can fluoridated water cause cancer? and (6) where can people find additional information on fluoridated water?


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Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Family Health Administration. [2011]. Maryland comprehensive cancer control plan. [Baltimore, MD]: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Family Health Administration, 1 v.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control
201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Telephone: (877) 477-9774
Secondary Telephone: (410) 767-0787
Website: http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/cancer/SitePages/Home.aspx
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This binder contains materials outlining a comprehensive cancer control plan in Maryland. Contents include special topics in cancer control for 10 selected cancer types, primary prevention and early detection, survivorship, and palliative care. Each chapter contains goals, objectives, and strategies. Data term definitions, resources, and special considerations are also discussed.


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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health. 2011. Oral health program strategic plan 2011–2014. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 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 from the website.

This document outlines an updated strategic plan for improving the nation’s oral health over the next 3 to 5 years. Five public health priorities and eight goals address core/essential functions and key subject areas. These areas include dental caries, periodontal diseases, oral and pharyngeal cancers, infection control, public oral health infrastructure, elimination of health disparities, health policy and translation/dissemination of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) products, and organizational capacity and function. The document also outlines the CDC’s vision, mission, roles, and core functions as well as priorities in public oral health.


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Wisconsin Department of Health Services. 2010. Oral cancer and oral health. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services, Oral Health Consultant, 2 pp, (Oral health in Wisconsin: A fact sheet).

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Oral Health Program
Division of Public Health P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659

Fax: (608) 266-3483
Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/oral-health/index.htm
Available from the website.

This fact sheet discusses oral cancer as a public health issue and describes causes and symptoms. Information about oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality rates in Wisconsin and the state's tobacco prevention and control program is also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

     

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