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Geriatrics & Gerontology - Geriatric Dentistry/Oral Health

Special Care in Dentistry
Official journal of SCDA, the American Association of Hospital Dentists, The Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry. The only journal published in North America devoted to improving oral health for people with special needs.

Publisher site | Site through which OHSU personnel can gain access 
Note: Consult traditional nursing, medicine, dental, gerontology and public health journals for articles specifically related to oral health.


OREGON RESOURCES – DENTAL


Oregon Department of Human Services, Oral Health Program

Oregon Dental Association 


Oregon Dental Hygienists’ Association

Healthy Smiles Coalition

 


EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS – DENTAL


The Burden of Oral Disease in Oregon – Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, 2006

Oral Health Parity A State of Decay. The Oral Health of Older Americans (funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation)

Oregon Geriatric Education Center – Oral Health Brochure

Iowa Geriatric Education Center – Best Practice Geriatric Oral Health Training (requires demographic information prior to accessing)

 


TOOLS - DENTAL


Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults – the Kayser-Jones Brief Oral Health Status Examination (BOHSE)

Proven and Promising Best Practices for State and Community Oral Health Programs Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors Best Practices

 


ASSOCIATIONS & SOCIETIES - DENTAL


American Dental Association – Oral Longevity Program
The Oral Longevity™ initiative is designed to increase awareness about the oral health needs of older Americans.

American Dental Association – Fluoridation Facts

 

FEDERAL RESOURCES - DENTAL


Centers for Disease Control Oral Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The Oral Health of Older Americans

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Oral Health for Older Americans