Oral Health Resources: Teaching Materials

Oral Health Resources Source: www.first5la.org/Common Oral Diseases, slide set. An introduction to oral disease including periodontal d

Oral Health Resources for Healthcare Professionals and the General Public
The Importance of Using a Smart-phone apps to Improve Your Oral health
Download Oral Health Manuals and Free Ebook


Oral Health Resources 

Source: www.first5la.org/

Common Oral Diseases, slide set. 

An introduction to oral disease including periodontal disease and dental caries and their prevention. Also describes how a health worker should examine a patient’s mouth and gives details of the common problems that a dental worker meets.
Order from :
PO Box 49, St Albans
Herts, AL1 5TX
tel : + 44 1727 853869 : fax : + 441727 846852
e-mail : info@talcuk.org : website : www.talcuk.org

Guide For Safety and infection Control for Oral Healthcare Missions 

This is a practical guide to providing safe dental care in low-resource settings.
Available from :

OSAP-Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures 

A Global Dental Safety Organization
P. O. Box 6297
Annapolis, MD 21401
tel : 1 : 300-298-6727 ; fax : 1-410-571-0028
e-mail : office@osap.org ; website : www.osap.org 

A Teacher Resource to Support Dental Health Education, 

an illustrated manual for teachers of Kindergarten through Grade 5. Includes lesson plans and activities. 
More information from :
Government of Saskatchewan
3475 Albert Street
Regina, SK 54S 6X6


A listing of organizations around the world that provide different types of assistance for oral health education, training, and care can be downloaded from the internet here :

FDI World Dental Federation 

Tour de Cointrin
Case Postal 3
1216 Geneve-Cointrin
tel : 41-22-560-81-50
fax : 41-22-560-81-40

World Health Organization (WHO) Oral Health Programme 

Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
tel : 41-22-791-3475
fax : 41-22-791-4866
WHO has a Focal Point for Oral Health in each of its regional offices around
the world. This web page gives contact information for each regional office, as
well as other resources :

WHO Collaborating Centre for Promoting Community-based Oral
Health ModeIs, Intercountry Center for Oral Health (ICOH) 

Ministry of Public Health 
548 Ban Nong Hoi,
Chiang-Mai-Lamphun Road,
Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
tel : 66-53-801160, 66-53-277027
fax : 66-53-281909
This website includes treatment information and training resources to improve oral health for people with HIV.

Regional Centre for Oral Health Research & Training Initiatives 

No 3c CBN Road
PMB 2067, Jos
Plateau State, NIGERIA
tel : 234-73-462-901
fax : 234-73-462-901

Basic Package of Oral Care 

This a WHO-affiliated program that aims to include preventive and curative oral health into the primary health care system in a way that is affordable and achievable for low-income communities. It includes urgent treatment (pain relief and emergency treatment), affordable fluoridated toothpaste, and A traumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) which removes cavities and diseased parts of teeth without drilling. For more information :

Department of Global Oral Health, Nijmegen

Radboud University
Nijmegen Medical Center
P. O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen
tel : 31-24-361-6995
fax : 31-24-354-0265

International No-Noma Federation 

C/o Winds of Hope Foundation
20 avenue de Florimont
CH 1006 Lausanne
tel : 41-21-320-77-22
fax : 41-21-320-77-00
e-mail : info@nonoma.org
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