Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Resources for Professionals

Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A Consensus Statement

Provides guidance on oral health care for pregnant women for both prenatal care health professionals and oral health professionals, pharmacological considerations for pregnant women, and guidance for health professionals to share with pregnant women. 

https://www.mchoralhealth.org/materials/consensus_statement.php


Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care

This white paper is based upon an initiative to develop, test, and disseminate an actionable pathway for delivering preventive oral health care in the primary care setting, and improving the structure of referrals from primary care to dentistry. Hummel J, Phillip KE, Holt B, Hayes C. Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care. Seattle, WA: Quails Health: June 2015.


Partnering with the Office of Dental Health

This resource contains information for dental care providers about partnering with the Office of Dental Health.


Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum

Website provides educational resources, training and modules to ensure the integration of oral health and primary care. The training modules can be used to obtain free continuing education credits. https://www.smilesforlifeoralhealth.org


Status of Oral Health in California: Oral Disease Burden and Prevention 2017

A comprehensive review of oral health and disease in California. Provides an overview of California’s oral health status and capacity to address disease burden in the state. California Department of Public Health – Oral Health Program. (April 2017)

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CCDPHP/DCDIC/CDCB/CDPH%20Document%20Library/Oral%20Health%20Program/Status%20of%20Oral%20Health%20in%20California_FINAL_04.20.2017_ADA.pdf


User’s Guide for Implementation of Interprofessional Oral Health Core Clinical Competencies

The report describes a set of interprofessional oral health core clinical competencies that Health Services and Resource Administration (HRSA) developed to increase integration of oral health care into primary health care and their five domains: risk assessment, oral evaluation, preventive interventions, communication and education, and interprofessional collaborative practice. National Network for Oral Health Access. (January 2015).


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For general information,
please call (510) 208-5910
Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Alameda County Office of Dental Health
1000 Broadway, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94607

DentalHealth@acgov.org

Tel: (510) 208-5910 | Fax: (510) 273-3748

Alameda County Public Health Department