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Children's Dental Health Books
To increase access of oral health information to children and families, and to provide guidance to those who purchase books, a list of oral health books for children (under the age of seven) was developed by an interprofessional group of reviewers.
Health Literacy in Dentistry (American Dental Association)
Includes links to resources related to improving the dental teams knowledge about health literacy, the dental office environment, and for consumer education.
Health Literacy In Dentistry, Action Plan, 2010-2015
The ADA Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations (CAPIR or Council) and its ad hoc advisory committee on health literacy in dentistry developed this strategic action plan as a set of principles, goals and, in some cases, specific strategies to provide guidance to the Association and its Councils and Commissions, dental professionals, policy makers and others to improve health literacy.
Oral Health Literacy As A Pathway to Health Equity
Summary of the 3rd leadership colloquium sponsored by the National Oral Health Alliance which was held in June 2012.
Oral Health Literacy: Workshop Summary
The Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy held a workshop on March 29, 2012. The group was interested in exploring findings from oral health literacy research and how such findings are being translated into oral health practice, and in the intersection between oral health literacy and health literacy
Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals
This e-learning program provides oral health professionals with basic knowledge and skills related to cultural and linguistic competency, based on the HHS Office of Minority Health's National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (the National CLAS Standards).
A Way with Words: Guidelines for Writing Oral Health Materials..., 2008
These tips will help anyone writing oral health materials for audiences with limited literacy.
Oral Health Advocacy Toolkit: Strategies and Resources for Dental Schools and Dental Hygiene Programs
The Temple University’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry developed this toolkit primarily for dental, dental hygiene,
and dental residency programs that wish to initiate advocacy training or refine their existing courses.
Oral Health Literacy Toolkit
This set of resources for oral health providers offers an overview of what oral health literacy is and why it matters, as well as practical tools and roadmaps for improving the health literacy of dental practices.
Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine and Dentistry - REALM-D
This tool is designed to assess adults' ability to read common medical and dental words.