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Oral Health Screening Survey of Third-Grade Schoolchildren, 2013-15


Policy

Healthy People 2020 sets forth goals and objectives for the nation's improved health, and includes the statistical basis for each objective and guidance for its implementation.

Advancing Oral Health in America, Institute of Medicine, 2011

Improving Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations, Institute of Medicine, 2011


Archived Data Briefs, Reports and Policy Documents 

Partnering to Improve Access to Oral Health in Ohio, November, 2013

Hills and Valleys: The Challenge of Improving Oral Health in Appalachian Ohio, 2012 

Oral Health Isn't Optional! A Report on the Oral Health of Ohioans and Their Access to Dental Care, 2011 

Utilization of Ohio Emergency Departments to Treat Dental Problems, 2010-2011 

Oral Health in Appalachian Ohio, 2012 

Oral Health Findings of the 2011 Ohio Employer Health Survey 

The Oral Health of Ohioans and Their Access to Dental Care, 2011 

Oral Health Findings from the Ohio Family Health Survey, 2011

The Strategic and Implementation Plans of the Director of Health's Task Force on Oral Health and Access to Dental Care--2009 contains recommendations and short- and long-term strategies to improve access to dental care for vulnerable Ohioans and to address other oral health issues.

Oral Health and Access to Dental Care for Ohioans, 2007 reports data from several surveys on the ability of adults and children to obtain dental care. An updated executive summary featuring data from the 2008 Ohio Family Health Survey and the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System is also available.

Make Your Smile Count! A Survey of the Oral Health of Ohio Schoolchildren, 2004-05 reports the oral health status of Ohio schoolchildren, including county-level estimates of several oral health measures.

Does Oral Health Matter? is a publication issued in 2005 from the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) that discusses oral health in Ohio and the United States.

The Report of the Ohio Dental Workforce Roundtable summarizes a series of roundtable discussions held throughout 2005 by the HPIO in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health. Participants provided input on how best to utilize Ohio's oral health workforce to address the oral health needs of its most vulnerable residents.

Access to Dental Care in Ohio, 2000 presents data from the 1998-99 oral health survey of Ohio schoolchildren (including county-level estimates) and discusses access to dental care. An executive summary is also available.

Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General was issued in May 2000. This report discusses the silent epidemic of oral and dental diseases and calls for a national effort to improve oral health among all Americans.

Recommendations of the Ohio Task Force on Access to Dental Care - 2004 highlights accomplishments since the initiation of task force deliberations and issues recommendations for 2004.

Recommendations of the Ohio Task Force on Access to Dental Care - 2000 summarizes the efforts of a broad-based task force to recommend policies to improve access to dental care for vulnerable Ohioans.



Last Reviewed: 10/18/17