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2002 and earlier
National Institute of Dental Research
NIDR publishes information
on oral research and general dental care. Some publications available
are: Fever Blisters and Canker Sores; Fluoride to Protect the Teeth
of Adults; Rx for Sound Teeth;
What You Need to Know About Periodontal (Gum) Disease.
Building 31, Room 2C35
31 CENTER DR MSC 2290
BETHESDA MD 20892-2290
National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse
National Oral Health
Information Clearinghouse. Special care patients are people whose
medical conditions or treatments affect oral health. Publications
Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
* Chemotherapy and Oral Health
* Periodontal Disease and Diabetes - A Guide for Patients
* Radiation Therapy and Oral Health
* TMD (Temporomandibular Disorders)
* What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer
1 NOHIC Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3500
Nursing Facility Manual for Dental Programs
Description: Manual shows how to develop, implement,
and manage an oral health program in a nursing facility. Covers
OBRA dental requirements, components of an oral health program,
nurse's role in oral health delivery, oral diseases and disorders
frequently found in long-term care geriatric populations, oral hygiene
in the nursing facility, and a step-by-step self-learning program
in oral assessment. A video is included with the manual.
Oral care handbook is also available.
Contact: South Texas Geriatric Education Center
Cost: $175.00 for Nursing facility manual; $2.00 for
Oral care handbook.
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American Dental Association
on Aging - Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth <http://www.aoa.dhhs.gov/aoa/pages/agepages/teeth.html>
of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) <http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/>
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