May 2019
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Featuring the latest resources to promote oral health

May 2019

The following news and resources are featured by the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC). 

Tools from OHRC

OHRC Library

The OHRC library contains more than 2,500 high-quality oral health resources to assist professionals in providing education and training, conducting research, developing programs, and staying abreast of new developments. It includes materials (e.g., conference proceedings, curricula, policies, reports, standards) developed by government agencies, national and state organizations, community programs, and Maternal and Child Health Bureau–funded projects.

To search the library, use the simple or advanced search tool.

The results display on a page where you can browse entries, beginning with the basic citations. Expand an entry to see the annotation, producer's contact information, and links. You can click to save a favorite to "My Citations"--your own custom bibliography to print and save for later. For example, search the term "rural" and find 81 entries, displayed from newest to oldest.
Would you like to know more? Do you have an item that you think should be in our collection? Contact us for a how-to session or to submit materials.

In the News


The Importance of Oral Health Care for Women during Pregnancy
This webinar co-hosted by the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics will co-host this webinar on May 31, 2019, at 12 pm ET. Speakers Lucie Chie, M.D., M.P.H., Monica Hebl, D.D.S., and Lauren Barone, M.P.H., will discuss the reasons why oral health is important for pregnant women and how to manage dental care during pregnancy. They will also talk about how to incorporate oral health into prenatal care.


Oral Health and the Social Determinants
On May 30, 2019, at 1 pm ET, this webinar from the DentaQuest Partnership will provide an overview of social determinants of health (SDOH) as they relate to oral health and how they are incorporated into the Partnership's work as a grantmaking organization. Participants will also hear from DentaQuest Partnership grantees for perspectives from the national, state and local level.


United We Heal: Advancing Interprofessional Health Care
The Society of American Indian Dentists 2019 Conference will be held June 5-9, 2019, coinciding with the Red Earth Festival in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Bridging Generations: Keeping Cultural Traditions Relevant in the New Oral Health Era
The National Dental Association Annual Convention will be held July 17-21, 2019, in Washington, DC.

HRSA Request for Information

Information on Health Center Program
The request for information from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) about service area considerations that has been in preview is now open for input. See additional information and guidance for how to submit feedback. This feedback may inform HRSA decisions regarding health center program expansion through an existing health center’s addition of new service delivery sites. 
OHRC services are supported by a cooperative agreement (U44MC30806) from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration.
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