Oral Health

Tools and Resources for Provider Education

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  1. Populations

Age

Children and Adolescents

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Online Education Modules
http://www.mchoralhealth.org/PediatricOH/index.htm
These educational modules are a series of online modules designed to assist health professionals in managing the oral health of infants and young children. 

American Academy of Pediatrics: Oral Health Risk Assessment Training for Pediatricians and Other Child Health Professionals
http://www.aap.org/commpeds/dochs/oralhealth/
The purpose of the program is to promote improved child oral health by offering pediatricians and other child health professionals the tools they need to provide community-based, collaborative care.

Guideline on Adolescent Health Care
http://www.aapd.org/media/Policies_Guidelines/G_Adoleshealth.pdf
This is a set of recommendations and guidelines in treating adolescents for oral health.

Individuals with Special Needs

Strategies for Improving the Oral Health System of Care for Children and Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs
http://www.mchoralhealth.org/PDFs/SHCNtipsheet.pdf
This tip sheet is intended to inform health professionals in planning, developing, and implementing state and local efforts to ensure that children and adolescents with special needs receive optimal oral health care.

            Individuals with HIV/AIDS

Oral Health – Clinician Support Tools
http://www.aidsetc.org/aidsetc?page=et-30-21
This site has a list of tools and resources for clinicians treating patients with HIV/AIDS.

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  2. Other Tools/Resources

    CDC Guidelines and RecommendationsInfection Control Practices
    http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth/infectioncontrol/guidelines/index.htm

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers recommended infection control practices in PDF files and also a presentation slide show.

    National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
    http://www.mchoralhealth.org/
    This site is a clearinghouse for documents and resources on maternal and child oral health.

    Strategies for Improving the Oral Health System of Care for Children and Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs
    http://www.mchoralhealth.org/PDFs/SHCNtipsheet.pdf
    This tip sheet is intended to inform health professionals in planning, developing, and implementing state and local efforts to ensure that children and adolescents with special needs receive optimal oral health care.

    Oral Health – Clinician Support Tools
    http://www.aidsetc.org/aidsetc?page=et-30-21
    This site has a list of tools and resources for clinicians treating patients with HIV/AIDS.


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