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Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program; Columbus Public Health Dental Sealant Program, East Columbus Elementary, Hamilton Local Elementary. 2016. Seal in a smile. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, 1 video (4 min, 21 sec).

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 466-4180
Fax: (614) 564-2421
E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov
Website: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx
Available from the website.

This video for children addresses the importance of dental sealants. Live action and animation are used to demonstrate what sealants are, how they prevent tooth decay, and how they are applied.


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Tennessee Department of Health. 2016. Dental fact sheets. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health, multiple items.

Tennessee Department of Health, Oral Health Services Section
710 James Robertson Parkway Andrew Johnson Tower
Nashville, TN 37243

Telephone: (615) 741-3111
E-mail: tn.health@tn.us
Website: https://tn.gov/health/section/oralhealth
Available from the website.

These resources provide information about the importance of oral health and oral health care for pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents. Topics include dental caries and periodontal disease and prevention strategies such as dental sealants, fluoride, injury prevention, nutrition, and tobacco cessation. Information about primary and permanent tooth eruption is also provided.


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American Academy of Pediatrics, Oral Health Initiative, Medicaid/SCHIP Dental Association, National Academy for State Health Policy. 2016. Caries prevention services reimbursement table. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Oral Health Initiative, 1 v.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Oral Health Initiative
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Telephone: (866) 843-2271
Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4779
E-mail: oralhealth@aap.org
Website: http://www2.aap.org/oralhealth
Available from the website.

This document presents survey findings for the 50 states and the District of Columbia on reimbursement for risk assessment, oral examination, fluoride varnish, anticipatory guidance, and family oral health education. It presents information on the following topics: type of health professional, services, fees, procedure codes, delegation, age limit for services, number of varnish applications reimbursed annually, training requirement, payor, payment by Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and legislative approval to reimburse health professionals. Information about commercial payment and procedure codes is also included.


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Diop H, Hwang S, Leader D, Silk H, Chie L, Lu E, Stone SL, Flaherty K. 2016. Massachusetts oral health guidelines for pregnancy and early childhood. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 14 pp.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health
250 Washington Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Telephone: (617) 624-6060
Secondary Telephone: (617) 624-5992
Fax: (617) 624-6062
Website: http://www.mass.gov/dph/oralhealth
Available from the website.

These guidelines provide oral health care recommendations and resources for health professionals caring for pregnant women and young children. Contents include background information about oral diseases; the status of oral health among pregnant women and children in Massachusetts and national and state efforts to address it; and the role of prenatal care, oral health, and pediatric health professionals in improving oral health for pregnant women and children. Topics include assessing, advising, educating, referring, collaborating, and providing treatment and management. Resources on medication use during pregnancy, sample referral forms, and reproducible handouts on healthy portion sizes and eating healthy during pregnancy are also provided.


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Brame JL. 2016. Improve oral health during pregnancy. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 14(3):55–57.

Belmont Publications
CE Department 3621 Harbor Boulevard, Suite 265
Santa Ana, CA 92704

Telephone: (714) 825-0988
Available from the website.

This course for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants focuses on the importance of receiving professional oral health care during pregnancy to maintain oral health. Topics include the importance of maintaining oral health throughout pregnancy, possible oral health complications during pregnancy, appropriate oral health care for pregnant women, and oral hygiene recommendations for this population.


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Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health. 2016. AZSmiles Enhanced Dental Teams (EDTs). Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health, multiple items.

Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health
150 North 18th Avenue, Suite 320
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Telephone: (602) 542-1891
Fax: (602) 364-1494
Website: http://www.azdhs.gov/prevention/womens-childrens-health/oral-health/
Available from the website.

These resources are designed to help health professionals and others use affiliated practices, teledentistry, and other team-based strategies to provide oral health care to underserved communities. Contents include toolkits on building partnerships and providing training and oral health education; information about dental sealant, fluoride mouthrinse, and fluoride varnish programs; and sources of online continuing education.


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Center for Health Care Strategies. 2016. Advancing oral health through the Women, Infants, and Children Program: A New Hampshire project. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 6 pp, (Profile).

Center for Health Care Strategies
200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Telephone: (609) 528-8400
Fax: (609) 586-3679
E-mail:
Website: http://www.chcs.org
Available from the website.

This brief describes a pilot project to integrate preventive oral health care for low-income women and children through local sites of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in New Hampshire. The brief also explores alternative channels for reaching low-income populations with oral health care and education. Topics include administrative procedures, technology, capacity, funding, lessons learned, and next steps.


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Bertness J, Lowe E. 2016. Teaching and reinforcing the importance of oral health. Rockville, MD: U.S. Office of Minority Health, 1 video (58 min, 42 sec).

U.S. Office of Minority Health
The Tower Building 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852

Telephone: (240) 453-2882
Secondary Telephone: (240) 453-2883
Fax: (240) 453-2883
E-mail: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov
Website: http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov
Available from the website.

This webinar, held on February 24, 2016, focuses on the importance of oral health and oral health care for all pregnant women, infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and their families and on the role of peer preconception educators and others in promoting best practices. Topics include National Children's Dental Health Month, dental caries, strategies for preventing and managing caries, and how to access information about partners and resources for promoting oral health on the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center website. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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American Dental Association. 2016. Mouth Healthy™ Kids. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, multiple items.

American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678

Telephone: (312) 440-2500
Fax: (312) 440-7494
E-mail: info@ada.org
Website: http://www.ada.org
Available from the website.

These resources are designed to assist oral health professionals and teachers in educating children and students about good oral hygiene habits and the importance of oral health and oral health care. Contents include videos, games and quizzes, and activity sheets. Lesson plans for students in preschool through eighth grade with materials to support the lesson plans, information about careers in dentistry, and sample presentations are also included. The resources are available in English and Spanish.


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Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Primary Care and Health Access, Office of Oral Health. 2016. Fluoride varnish training manual for Massachusetts health care professionals. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Primary Care and Health Access, Office of Oral Health, 13 pp.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health
250 Washington Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Telephone: (617) 624-6060
Secondary Telephone: (617) 624-5992
Fax: (617) 624-6062
Website: http://www.mass.gov/dph/oralhealth
Available from the website.

This manual is designed to help health professionals implement fluoride varnish applications for infants, children, and adolescents ages 6 months to 21 years who are enrolled in Massachusetts' Medicaid program. Contents include office-based and online training options; steps for establishing and using fluoride varnish in the office; a template for documenting the oral examination, procedure and post-procedure, and risk factors for dental caries; facts on fluoride varnish application; coding, reimbursement, and claim submission; and information for caregivers about fluoride varnish.

     

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