Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Resources for Professionals

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resources Center

Website contains oral health bulletins, online modules, resource guides, toolkits, publications, and key fact etc.

Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A Consensus Statement

Provides guidance on oral health care for pregnant women for both prenatal care health professionals and oral health professionals, pharmacological considerations for pregnant women, and guidance for health professionals to share with pregnant women.

Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care

This white paper is based upon an initiative to develop, test, and disseminate an actionable pathway for delivering preventive oral health care in the primary care setting, and improving the structure of referrals from primary care to dentistry. Hummel J, Phillip KE, Holt B, Hayes C. Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care. Seattle, WA: Quails Health: June 2015.

Partnering with the Office of Dental Health

This resource contains information for dental care providers about partnering with the Office of Dental Health.

Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum

Website provides educational resources, training and modules to ensure the integration of oral health and primary care. The training modules can be used to obtain free continuing education credits.

Status of Oral Health in California: Oral Disease Burden and Prevention 2017

A comprehensive review of oral health and disease in California. Provides an overview of California’s oral health status and capacity to address disease burden in the state. California Department of Public Health – Oral Health Program. (April 2017)

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intervention Guide: When Sugar is NOT so Sweet

"When Sugar is Not So Sweet" is a brief guide that includes simple visuals and messages dental providers can use to talk with patients about reducing and eliminating sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption to reduce dental decay and other associated chronic diseases. The guide also helps patients come up with a plan to help reduce and/ or eliminate SSB consumption.

Originally developed by the State of Alaska, and with permission, has been revised by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Office of Oral Health (OOH) to meet California needs.

Tobacco Cessation for California Dental Providers: Toolkit and 1-hour Webinar

The Tobacco Cessation Toolkit for California Dental Providers is designed to assist dental providers with integrating brief tobacco cessation interventions into their routine dental care workflows, providing practical tools and evidence-based resources to help dental providers and their tobacco-using patients.

Created by the UCSF California Technical Assistance Center (COHTAC) in partnership with San Joaquin County Public Health Services Smoking & Tobacco Outreach and Prevention Program (STOPP) and Local Oral Health Program, and the California Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health.

For general information,
please call (510) 208-5910
Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Alameda County Office of Dental Health
1000 Broadway, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94607

Tel: (510) 208-5910 | Fax: (510) 273-3748

Alameda County Public Health Department