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Colegrove J. n.d.. Child Care Health Promotion Project: [Final report]. Santa Fe, NM: New Mexico Department of Health, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a project to address the health needs of children in child care centers in the New Mexico counties of Rio Arriba and McKinley. Topics include parent and child care provider training in the areas of nutrition, oral health, physical fitness, mental health, and communicable disease prevention. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov/Index.aspx Document Number: NTIS PB93-198919.

Keywords: Caregivers, Child Care, Dental Caries, Early childhood caries, Health Promotion, Immunization, Oral Health, Preschoolers, Rural Populations

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University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine. n.d.. Project Smile. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 4 modules.

Annotation: This training course for physicians comprises course instruction that includes a brief self-assessment and four modules on early childhood oral health. Module 1 defines early childhood caries (ECC) and discusses ECC prevalence, risk factors, and causes. Module 2 discusses the tooth-eruption sequence, the first oral examination, the benefits of early examinations, and the knee-to-knee oral examination. Module 3 describes the dental caries sequence, white spots, caries severity, and unusual problems. Module 4 addresses culturally sensitive care, ways to prevent ECC, anticipatory guidance, and toothbrushing technique.

Contact: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 7794, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, Telephone: (210) 567-4550 Fax: (210) 567-4579 Web Site: http://familymed.uthscsa.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Dentists, Early childhood caries, Family physicians, Oral health, Professional development, Training materials, Young children

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Nevada State Health Division, Oral Health Program. 2013. 2011-2012 Head Start oral health survey Nevada. Carson City, NV: Nevada State Health Division, Oral Health Program, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from an oral health survey of students in Head Start in Nevada. Topics include population estimates on four indicators: untreated tooth decay, treated decay, dental caries experience, and early childhood caries. Estimates are also presented relative to Healthy People 2020 targets. Additional topics include demographics, affordability and accessibility of oral health care, and the relationship between body mass index and overall oral health. A summary of key findings is also available.

Contact: Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Oral Health Initiative, 4150 Technology Way, Carson City, NV 89706, Telephone: (702) 774-2545 Web Site: http://health.nv.gov/CC_OralHealth.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Child health, Data, Dental care, Dental caries, Early childhood caries, Head Start, Healthy People 2020, Nevada, Oral health, State surveys, Young children

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Oskouian R, Romano-Clarke G. 2013. A pediatric guide to children's oral health flip chart and reference guide (rev. ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Oral Health Initiative, 4 items.

Annotation: These resources feature pictures and speakers’ notes to help pediatricians counsel clients about oral health and fluoride varnish. The resources include a flip chart and a reference guide in English and Spanish, as well as a presentation. Topics include primary teeth, early childhood caries, feeding, nonnutritive sucking, fluoride modalities, toothbrushing, and flossing. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: 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 Web Site: http://www2.aap.org/oralhealth $44.95, nonmembers; $39.95 for members; plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 978-1-58110-824-8.

Keywords: Child health, Dental hygiene, Early childhood caries, Educational materials, Fluorides, Oral health, Parent education, Patient education, Resources for professionals, Young children

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ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2013. Topical fluoride for caries prevention: Full report of the updated clinical recommendations and supporting systematic review—A report of the Council on Scientific Affairs. Chicago, IL: ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, 118 pp.

Annotation: This report provides evidence-based recommendations for the use of professionally applied topical fluorides to prevent dental caries. The report addresses the impact of topical fluoride vs. no topical fluoride on new and early carious lesions; which topical fluoride was most effective in preventing, arresting, or reversing dental caries; and whether an oral prophylaxis before application improved fluoride uptake. The report also describes the systematic review of the literature, methodologies used to develop the clinical recommendations, limitations related to the evidence and review, and future research needs.

Contact: American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Web Site: http://ebd.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Disease prevention, Early childhood caries, Flouride, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Young children

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Lorenzo SB, Bertness J, Holt K, Kolo S. 2012-. Oral health for infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant women: Knowledge path. Washington, DC: Maternal and Child Health Library, Georgetown University, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource brief helps families find oral health care and websites, materials, and non-English language materials about oral health for infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant women. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 Fax: (202) 784-9777 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Bibliographies, Children, Dental care, Dental caries, Dental hygiene, Early childhood caries, Electronic publications, Families, Infants, Oral health, Orthodontics, Periodontal diseases, Pregnant women

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[U.S.] Indian Health Service [Head Start Program]. 2012. IHS Head Start: Start healthy. Grow healthy (rev.). Rockville, MD: Indian Health Service, [Head Start Program], 2 items.

Annotation: These booklets offer information about how Head Start staff can help improve the oral health of American Indian and Alaska Native infants, young children, and pregnant women. The booklets also provide information to help meet oral-health-related program performance standards. Content includes best practices for prevention and early intervention. It also includes sample forms for assessment, treatment, and topical fluoride application; posters on first aid for dental emergencies and oral health promotion; and a reference guide on classroom toothbrushing Materials are also available on a CD-ROM.

Contact: U.S. Indian Health Service, Head Start Program, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (505) 248-7694 Web Site: http://www.ihs.gov/NonMedicalPrograms/HeadStart Limited quantities available at no charge; some content also available at no charge from the website.

Keywords: Alaska Natives, American Indians, CD-ROMs, Disease prevention, Early childhood caries, Head Start, Health promotion, Oral health, Young children

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Ferraro L. 2012. Home by One: TOHSS final project narrative report. Hartford, CT: Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health, 19 pp., plus appendix.

Annotation: This report describes a program that focuses on the belief that oral health in early childhood is integral to young children’s overall health and well-being. Contents include a summary of the burden of early childhood oral disease, program experiences to date, and program impacts. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 Fax: (202) 784-9777 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Connecticut, Early childhood caries, Final reports, Oral health, State initiatives, Young children

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South Dakota Department of Health. 2012. The oral health of South Dakota's Head Start children: Basic screening survey. [Pierre, SD]: South Dakota Department of Health, [Oral Health Program], 7 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the first oral health survey of preschool-age children in South Dakota, which was conducted with a sample population of whom most were enrolled in Head Start. The report presents information on the presence of tooth decay, decay experience, and untreated decay, as well as on the urgency of need for oral health care. Additional topics include child demographics and oral health status and parent-survey data.

Contact: 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 Web Site: https://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oral-health-program/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Early childhood caries, Head Start, Oral health, Screening, South Dakota, State surveys, Statistical data, Young children

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Silverman J, Reggiardo P, Litch CS. 2012. An essential health benefit: General anesthesia for treatment of early childhood caries. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 20 pp. (Technical report 2-2012)

Annotation: This report addresses the use of general anesthesia (GA) in providing medically necessary care for children. Topics include a description of GA and how the use of GA for dental restorations can improve a child’s quality of life, access to care, health behaviors, and health outcomes. Additional topics include cost considerations of GA, a rationale and justification for reimbursement of GA and related facility fee costs in benchmark medical plans, and policy implications.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Secondary Telephone: (800) 544-2174 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: pohrpc@aapd.org Web Site: http://www.aapd.org/policy_center Available from the website.

Keywords: Anesthesia, Children with special health care needs, Early childhood caries, Oral health, Patient care management, Young children

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