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Resources by Topic: Oral health

Water with Fluoride Protects Teeth from Tooth Decay
Presents an interactive map detailing water fluoridation information in each state in the U.S. Breaks down data by county and by city/public water system in participating states.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) All Disciplines
Map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental health, mental health, and primary care providers in the state.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Nebraska General Dentistry Map
Shows general dentistry state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Kansas County-Level Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Designations
Listing of Primary Care, Dental Health, and Mental Health HPSA designations for all counties in Kansas, including designation type (population or geographic) and HPSA score.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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Organized, Evidence-Based Care: Oral Health Integration
Provides tools to support the integration of oral healthcare into primary care practice. Includes a guide with topics focusing on screening for oral health risk factors and disease, the development of preventive interventions, the role of health information technology, staffing options, collecting data for quality improvement, and case examples of oral healthcare integration in rural primary care settings.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Safety Net Medical Home Initiative
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Oral Health Programs in North Dakota
Reports the results of a statewide collaboration of 50 individuals representing oral health services in North Dakota, providing an overview of their oral health programs in the state, their governing agencies, and the populations they serve.
Author(s): Shawnda Schroeder, Nathan Fix
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) - Dental Health
A map of the U.S. displaying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) and HPSA scores for dental health by county, updated daily.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Rural Oral Health Toolkit
Designed to help identify an appropriate model and implement an oral health program in your rural community. Contains seven modules: an overview of oral health in rural communities, models and ways to adapt them, resources for implementing programs, sustainability strategies, an evaluation framework, dissemination methods, and examples of programs that have been implemented in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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PubMed Search: Dental Health in Rural Areas
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on oral health, dental facilities, and dental care providers in rural areas.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Maine: Federally Designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas
Features a map of Federally Designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas in Maine.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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