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ORAL HEALTH SUPPLIES
Specialized Care Company: Specialized Care Co. markets products that facilitate the delivery of oral health hygiene and dental office services. Their products assist dental professionals, nurses, direct care staff, those who provide at-home care, and individuals.
Collis-Curve Professional Catalog: This organization makes and sells tooth brushes designed to improve the cleaning process for people needing specialized care.
Fresh Dental: Fresh Dental provides the most effective dental hygiene products including the Revolutionary Flossing Toothbrush that brushes and flosses at once. The Flossing Toothbrush is the only toothbrush around that is able to get in between teeth and underneath the gum line to help get rid of, cure and prevent periodontal disease or better known as gum disease.
FREE PATIENT EDUCATION MATERIALS
National Institute for Dental Craniofacial Research: This division of the National Health Institute offers accurate, easy to read brochures on all aspects of oral health, including on adults with developmental disabilities.
Special Olympics Special Smiles: A Caregivers Guide to Good Oral Health For Persons with Special Needs. Special Olympics produced an easy-to-read guidebook on oral health. It is ideal for consumers, families, caregivers, and staff.
www.specialolympics.org - Special Smiles Good Oral Health Guide
KidsHealth Electronic Bulletin: Why Drinking Water is the Way to Go
kidshealth.org - kids stay healthy, food, water
Staff Education Materials
Nutrition and Oral Health: Making the Connection: This brief overview comes from the Asian Food Information Center.
www.afic.org - Nutrition and Oral Health Making the Connection
Special Olympics Special Smiles: Kansas Special Olympics provides oral health screening for all athletes that compete in sporting events. Dentists, dental hygienists and others screen, document findings, and counsel people about ways to have optimum oral health.
www.specialolympics.org - Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Special Smiles
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Recommendations for the Using to Prevent and Control Dental Caries (Decay) in the United States. CDC produced a comprehensive guide citing the evidence-based practices using fluoride as an effective prevention against tooth decay.
www.cdc.gov - Prevent and Control Dental Caries
Missouri Dental Association: Stop the Pop
www.modental.org - stop the pop
Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS: Children/People With Special Health Care Needs; Patient, Professional and Systems Issues.
www.cdhp.org - special health care.pdf