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Oklahoma Department of Health. 1985. Guidelines for state dental public health programs. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma Department of Health, 23 pp.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
This report was developed by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directories in an effort to provide guidance for state and local governmental officials, as well as public health administrators, in the development of an optimal oral health program for a specific jurisdiction.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Office of Public Health Dentistry. 1986. South Carolina statewide oral health plan: July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1992. Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 14 pp.
This statewide oral health plan is intended to provide a framework for the development and implementation of work plan activities at the public health district and central office levels, in cooperation with other state agencies and the private sector. The plan is organized by major oral health problem areas: dental caries; periodontal disease, gingivitis, and periodontitis; oral cancer; and transmissible diseases. A summary of the problem, impact objectives, process objectives, and the method of evaluation are outlined for each problem area.
Amler RW, Dull HB. 1987. Closing the gap: The burden of unnecessary illness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 210 pp.
Tennessee Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Health Services Administration, Division of Dental Health Services. 1989. Dental health guide for school nurses. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health and Environment, 20 pp.
This manual consists of three sections: conducting oral inspections, detecting oral conditions, and administering dental first aid. The appendix contains diagrams and fact sheets that can be used in oral health education.
Alabama Department of Public Health. 1989. Strategic plan oral health, FY '89. Montgomery, AL: Alabama Department of Public Health, 4 pp.
This report outlines the fiscal year 1989 impact and process objectives and work plan for the Dental Section of the Alabama Department of Public Health.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control. 1991. Public Health Service report on fluoride benefits and risks. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control, 8 pp, (Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports; v. 40, no. RR-7).
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge. Document Number: GPO: 1991-531-011/42571.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge. Document Number: GPO: 1991-531-011/42571.
This reprint is a summary of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations presented in Review of Fluoride Benefits and Risks: Report of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Fluoride of the Committee to Coordinate Environmental Health and Related Programs. The reprint discusses the benefits and risks of fluoride and presents research and policy recommendations.
Toal SB, ed. 1993. Report of the oral cancer workshop. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 pp.
This report contains recommendations of a work group of health professionals with expertise and experience in areas related to oral and pharyngeal cancer. The work group met in Atlanta, GA, December 1992. The recommendations discussed in the report include (1) creating background papers to delineate the science base, (2) convening a national working conference in 1994, (3) creating subcommittees for science, professional, and public education; national conference; and advocacy, and (4) continuing the workgroup to oversee and coordinate activities. The report lists groups that should be involved in implementing these recommendations and also lists the members of the work group.
Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Health, Bureau of Public Health, Oral Health Consultant. 1995. Smokeless tobacco. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services, Oral Health Consultant, 2 pp, (Dental health fact sheet).
Wisconsin Department of Health Services One West Wilson Street Madison, WI 53703 Telephone: (608) 266-1865Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://dhs.wisconsin.govAvailable at no charge.
Telephone: (608) 266-1865Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://dhs.wisconsin.govAvailable at no charge.
This fact sheet provides information about smokeless tobacco. Written for the public, the fact sheet explains what smokeless tobacco is, how it is used, and what it does, and discusses its long-term effects including an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and oral cancer. The fact sheet also includes statistics on the use of smokeless tobacco and related legal and policy initiatives undertaken since 1986. The information has been adapted from Do It Yourself: Making Healthy Choices, published by the American Cancer Society.
Mecklenburg RE, Greenspan D, Kleinman DV, Manley MW, Niessen LC, Robertson PB, Winn DE. 1996. Tobacco effects in the mouth: A National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Dental Research guide for health professionals. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute,and National Institute of Dental Research, 28 pp.
Cancer Information Service National Cancer Institute Room 3036A 6116 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 Telephone: (800) 422–6237Secondary Telephone: (800) 332-8615 Fax: (301) 402-0555E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cancer.govLimited quantities, single copies available at no charge. Document Number: NIH 96-3330.
Telephone: (800) 422–6237Secondary Telephone: (800) 332-8615 Fax: (301) 402-0555E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cancer.govLimited quantities, single copies available at no charge. Document Number: NIH 96-3330.
This manual presents information to health professionals on the effects of tobacco use on the mouth. The manual is divided into three main parts: (1) a description and illustrated guide of tobacco-induced and -associated conditions, (2) a description of the multiple effects that tobacco has on clinical care, and (3) a description of a systematic method for conducting an oral examination and documenting findings.
American Dental Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Institute of Dental Research. 1996. Proceedings: National Strategic Planning Conference for the Prevention and Control of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 50 pp.
These proceedings summarize the conference on prevention and control of oral and pharyngeal cancer, held on August 7–9, 1996, in Chicago, Illinois. Contents include background information and the conference agenda, opening session remarks, speakers, charge to the working groups, working group reports, and closing remarks. Working group reports include topics on advocacy, collaboration, and coalition building; public health policy; public education; professional education and practice; and data collection, evaluation, and research. Three appendices include the conference program, a list of working group co-chairs, and a list of conference participants.
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