Oral Health Websites
The following websites are by the STFM Group on Oral Health as excellent sources of information on oral health for primary care clinicians.
Great patient education resources are available under the "for the public" tab.
More great links to parent resources are located under the "Parent Resource Center" tab including patient handouts, How to Find a Pediatric Dentist, and access to pediatric oral health brochures. The tab "Dental Health Resources" links to parenting sites with oral health information.
Trainings for pediatric oral health screening and links to many other oral health sites are available. Clinicians can sign up for a monthly oral health newsletter which includes updates and new resources.
This site has many patient resources (also in Spanish), including information on how to find a dentist, games for children, and oral health news updates.
CDH provides the public and policy makers evidence-based information and tools needed to promote and protect community water fluoridation.
Provides information on oral health topics including community water fluoridation, sealants, infection control and other guidelines and recommendations.
Numerous resources organized by topic and state are included. Also, information on their own projects and links to many other sites are available.
Tools and education that healthcare professionals can use to improve the quality of oral healthcare that older adults receive. Product of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders), the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) and the Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP). Nursing continuing education credit available.
This site provides extensive pictorial and print resources on the oral health care of patients with HIV/AIDS.
Links to numerous oral topics across the life span including special needs, Spanish handouts, and strategies for finding low cost care are accessible through this site.
The MCHB Knowledge Path provides a comprehensive listing and links to national and state resources that include medical provider trainings in oral health and trainings on oral health for special needs patients.
This series of five modules is designed to provide oral health professionals with information to help ensure that young children with special health care needs have access to health promotion and disease prevention services that address their unique oral health needs in a comprehensive, family-centered, and community-based manner.
Patients with Special Needs: Resources for Patients and Health Care Professionals at University of Washington School of Dentistry
Fact sheets for mild to moderate manifestations of a number of special needs conditions, with versions for Dental Professionals, Medical Professionals, Parents and Caregivers.
The Prenatal Oral Health Program (pOHP) website aims to educate prenatal primary health care providers and dental care teams about principles of oral health during pregnancy and assist providers in implementing and delivering preventive oral health services to all women of reproductive age.
Qualis Health presents the Oral Health Delivery Framework: A model for integration of oral health into primary care.