Health Information Learning Lab

Oral Health

Bright Futures Oral Health Pocket Guide Bright Futures: Oral Health—Pocket Guide
This online pocket guide offers health professionals (including dentists, dental hygienists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians, and others) an overview of preventive oral health supervision for five developmental periods—pregnancy and postpartum, infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence.
Caries Prevention, Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
This series of modules was developed for clinicians working in safety net dental clinics in Ohio and provides a framework for assessing patients’ risk for dental caries and determining prevention, treatment, and education strategies based on that patient’s risk category. (Available for CE credit).
OHRC clinical Clinical Operations for Safety Net Dental Clinics
These modules are designed to help safety net dental clinic staff improve efficiency and quality of care, meet patients’ needs, and set up an infrastructure that is conducive to these activities.
OHRC financial Financial Management for Safety Net Dental Clinics
These modules are designed to help safety net dental clinic staff learn about all aspects of financing a safety net dental clinic and ensuring that the clinic remains financially sustainable over the long term.
:: A Health Professional's Guide to Pediatric Oral Health Management
These modules assist health professionals in performing an oral screening to identify infants and children at increased risk for oral health problems, offering referrals to oral health professionals, and providing parents with anticipatory guidance.
OHRC Maryland Mouths

Maryland’s Mouths Matter: Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening Program for Kids—
Training for EPSDT Medical Providers in Maryland

This series of four modules is designed to provide Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) medical providers and other health providers with knowledge needed to reduce the incidence of dental caries among children ages 3 and under and to contribute to the establishment of a dental home.

:: Mobile-Portable Dental Manual
The manual is a companion manual to the online Safety Net Dental Clinic Manual that covers considerations for fixed dental clinic sites that are not private practices. Users are referred or linked to information in the Safety Net Manual that applies to basic principles of designing, staffing, operating and financing dental care systems.
:: Open Wide: Oral Health Training for Health Professionals
These modules present professionals with information about tooth decay, risk factors, and prevention; explain how to perform an oral health risk assessment and oral health screening; and highlight anticipatory guidance to share with parents.
OHRC oral care Oral Health Care for Young Children
These modules are designed to help clinicians learn about providing care to infants and children from birth through age 3. The modules provide clinicians with information about prevention, risk assessment, and anticipatory guidance. (Available for CE credit).
:: Safety Net Dental Clinic Manual
The information in this manual highlights all aspects of dental clinic development as well as ongoing operations. Beginners may look at the chapters as a series of steps for starting a dental clinic. Those wanting to improve an existing dental clinic facility or services can pick and choose interests and objectives.
OHRC sealants School-Based Dental Sealant Programs
These modules are designed to ensure that school-based dental sealant program staff have a thorough understanding of the history, operations, and underlying principles of programs funded by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The modules provide detailed guidelines for infection control in school-based programs; discuss tooth selection and assessment for dental sealants; review the dental sealant application process; and provide information about program operations (Available for CE credit).
:: Seal America: The Prevention Invention
This online manual is designed to assist health professionals initiate and implement a school-based dental sealant program to help prevent dental caries in children.
:: Special Care: An Oral Health Professional's Guide to Serving Young Children with Special Health Care Needs
This curriculum provides 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. (Available for CE credit).

 

 

 

 

 

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