New Tools for Oral Health Risk Assessment

June 22nd, 2023 Children's Oral Health, Health Equity, Infographics

The AAP Oral Health Risk Assessment tool has been updated to streamline and support this essential component of the well-child visit. The tool is now accompanied by an intake form to collect pertinent patient information from parents/caregivers. An updated self-management goal sheet supports shared decision-making on preventing cavities and maintaining healthy teeth at home. The […]

Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?

April 21st, 2014 Communities Supporting Fluoride, Infographics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) supports the health of all Americans in innumerable ways, from cancer prevention to seatbelt promotion, and from researching disease outbreaks to supporting water fluoridation. One grant program in particular, administered through the CDC Division of Oral Health, helps support states in the efficient and effective use of […]