Oral Health

Oral Health: Preventing Cavities, Gum Disease, and Tooth Loss

Contact URL http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/publications/aag/oh.htm

Oral Health Resources: Policy Makers

Closing the Gap: A National Blueprint to Improve the Health of Persons with Mental Retardation: A Report of the Surgeon General. 2002. [76 p.]. Visit Website   State Initiatives to Improve Access to Dental Care Visit Website

Oral Health Care Professionals: Products & Support

Products to facilitate the delivery of oral health services Visit Website

Oral Health Care Resources for Professionals: Organization Membership

Academy of Dentistry for People with Disabilities Visit Website   The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) Visit Website

Oral Health Care Resources for Professionals: Booklets, Books and Manuals

Dental Care of the Medically Complex Patient. 5th ed. Lockhart, P.B., ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Science. 2004. 472 p. Visit Website   Oral Health Care for People with Special Needs. Fenton, S.J.; Perlman, S.; Turner, H., eds. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Exceptional Parent. 2003. 47 p. Visit Website   Oral Health: Guidelines for People with… Read More »»

Oral Health Care Resources for Professionals: Training Programs and Courses

DECOD: Dental Education in the Care of Persons with Disabilities  Visit Website   Home Care for Those Who Brush Someone Else’s Teeth: a Person-Centered Approach to Handling Resistance to Daily Hygiene Services Visit Website   Oral Health Care for Persons with Disabilities Visit Website   Self-Study Course for Dental Professionals at Institutions Serving People with… Read More »»

Oral Health Resources: Developmental and Intellectual and/or Physical Disabilities

Virtual Dental Home Visit Website   DECOD: Dental Education in the Care of Persons with Disabilities Visit Website   Dental HouseCalls/Van Visit Website   Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program : Find Local Services–free, comprehensive dental care for elderly, disabled, and medically compromised adults Visit Website   The Dental Care Program of the Missouri Elks Visit… Read More »»

Brush Those Teeth and Dentures: Mouth Care for the Dependent Elderly

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Oral Care Resources: Caregivers of People with Disabilities

BRIDGE (Campaign of Concern/Outreach Education)  Visit Website   DECOD: Dental Education in the Care of Persons with Disabilities  Visit Website Home Care For Those Who Brush Someone Else’s Teeth — Oral Care Video Training Program Visit Website   Oral Care for the Dependent Patient Visit Website   Person-Centered Approach to Handling Resistance to Daily Hygiene… Read More »»

Dental education about patients with special needs: a survey of U.S. and Canadian dental schools.

The objectives of this study were to explore how U.S. and Canadian dental schools educate students about special needs patients and which challenges and intentions for curricular changes they perceive. Data were collected from twenty-two dental schools in the United States and Canada with a web-based survey. While 91 percent of the programs covered this… Read More »»