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
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
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
DENTAL AID ORGANIZATIONS
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
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
website : http://www.who.int/oral_health
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 :
Ministry of Public Health
548 Ban Nong Hoi,
Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
tel : 66-53-801160, 66-53-277027
fax : 66-53-281909
website : http://www.icoh.org
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
website : http://www.rcortiafro.org
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
Nijmegen Medical Center
P. O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen
tel : 31-24-361-6995
fax : 31-24-354-0265
website : http://www.globaloralhealthnijmegen.nl
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
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