Fluoride Varnish Training

Site Credits

This online curriculum was adapted with permission from:

Tinanoff N, Lowe E, Holt K, Goodman H. 2010. Maryland’s Mouths Matter: Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening Program for Kids—Training for EPSDT Medical Providers in Maryland. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Baltimore, Maryland: Maryland Department of Health, Office of Oral Health.

The curriculum was developed by Norman Tinanoff, D.D.S., M.S., University of Maryland Dental School; Elizabeth Lowe, R.D.H, M.P.H., and Katrina Holt, M.P.H., M.S., R.D., National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center; and Harry Goodman, D.M.D., M.P.H., Office of Oral Health, Maryland Department of Health.

The curriculum was adapted, with permission, from Oral Health Risk Assessment: Training for Pediatricians and Other Child Health Professionals (revised edition) developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Reviewers

Sincere appreciation is to due to the following individuals who contributed to and reviewed the curriculum:

Robin Brocato, M.H.S.
Office of Head Start

Teresa Burke, B.S.
Office of Oral Health
Maryland Department of Health

Jane Casper, R.D.H., M.A.
Oral Health Consultant

Stacy Costello, M.P.H., CHES
Office of Oral Health
Maryland Department of Health

Joanna Douglass, B.D.S., D.D.S.
Division of Pediatric Dentistry
University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

David Hasson, D.M.D.
Children’s Dental Associates

Cheryl Hall, R.N., B.S.N.
Office of Child Care
Maryland Department of Education

Hakan Koymen, D.D.S., M.S.
DentaQuest

Reginald Louie, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Oral Health Consultant

Wendy Nelson
Children’s Oral Health Initiative
American Academy of Pediatrics

Mark Siegal, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Bureau of Oral Health Services
Ohio Department of Health

Hugh Silk, M.D.
Department of Family Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Linda Zang, M.Ed.
Head Start Collaboration Office
Maryland Department of Education

Funding

Development of Maryland’s Mouths Matter: Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening Program for Kids—Training for EPSDT Medical Providers in Maryland curriculum was supported by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (grant numbers H47MC08649 and H47MC00048), Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; the Office of Oral Health, Maryland Department of Health; and the University of Maryland Dental School.

Copyright

Requests for permission to use all or part of the information contained in this publication in other ways should be sent to

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
(202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Web site: http://www.mchoralhealth.org