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Dental Professionals

Are you talking to your patients and their parents/caregivers about HPV and the vaccine to prevent it? The American Academy of Pediatrics has developed a toolkit to help health professionals learn about HPV and recommend the vaccine. Read the 5 key points that dental professionals need to know about oropharyngeal cancer and HPV prevention. 

Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals is an online module developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health to provide the dental team with basic knowledge and skills in cultural and linguistic competency.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (NMCOHRC)

The NMCOHRC maintains online access to an extensive array of oral health materials, such as standards, guidelines, proceedings, curricula, reports and fact sheets.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC, Division of Oral Health is the lead federal agency responsible for promoting oral health through public health interventions. The CDC offers a variety of fact sheets, guidelines, scientific articles and recommendations on oral health topics.  

The CDC also provides information on infection control for the dental health care workforce. Please visit the Ensuring Safe Dental Care website for up-to-date information on infection control recommendations.

American Dental Association (ADA)

The ADA Center for Evidence-based Dentistry offers clinical recommendations and systematic reviews on a wide array of topics that provide dentists and dental hygienists with information useful in making evidence-based treatment decisions. 

Other Sources of Clinical Guidelines and Evidenced-based Reviews

Last Updated: 04/10/2018