Presentation on theme: "Best Practices for State & Local Oral Health Programs"— Presentation transcript:
1 Best Practices for State & Local Oral Health Programs ASTDD Best Practice WebsiteSection Title Slide: ASTDD Best Practice WebsiteOptimal oral health across the lifespan…March 2010
2 Association of State & Territorial State Dental Directors (ASTDD) Best Practices Project Slide: ASTDD Best Practices ProjectASTDD Best Practices Project serves as an information broker for best practice information for state and local oral health programs. In this role, the Project post Web-based resources on the ASTDD Website.
3 ASTDD Website: www.astdd.org Click “Best Practices” Tab to open the Best Practices HomepageSlide: ASTDD Homepage:On the ASTDD Homepage, at click on the Best Practice link to open a Front Page for Best Practice information.
4 Best Practices Homepage Slide: Best Practices Front PageThe Front Page offers access to view BP Approach Reports & other resource information.View Best Practice Approach Reports
5 Index Listing of Best Practice Approach Reports Slide: Index Listing of Best Practice Approach ReportsIn opening the Index Listing page, you can view a full listing of the 9 Best Practice Approach Reports currently posted. New reports will be added as the ASTDD Best Practice Project completes more analyses.
6 A Best Practice Approach Report State Oral Health Plans & Collaborative PlanningTable of ContentsSlide: A Best Practice Approach ReportClicking a link for a specific Best Practice Approach Report will open a the Report’s Table of Contents page. Each Report organizes information in a standard format that include a description of the dental public health strategy, a review of guidelines and recommendations, a summary of research evidence, best practice criteria, and a collection of practice examples.Additional links of interest, publications and tools are included in the Table of Contents page.
7 A Best Practice Approach Report State Oral Health Plans & Collaborative PlanningSlide: A Best Practice Approach ReportClicking on the Section Headings listed in the Table of Content will open the report. You can view the report in html and save a copy in PDF.Here is an example of a Best Practice Approach Report on the “State Oral Health Plans and Collaborative Planning.”
8 Best Practices Homepage Slide: Best Practices Front PageThe Best Practices Front Page offers access to detailed descriptions of state and community practice examples, which are used to illustrate Best Practice Approaches. This link opens to an index listing.View State & Community Practice Examples
9 Index Listing of Practice Examples Practice Examples Listed by Best Practice ApproachSlide: Best Practices Front PageThe Index list practice examples sorted by Best Practice Approach.
10 Successful Practice Descriptions Nevada’s State Oral Health PlanSlide: Successful Practice ExampleClicking on a “Practice Name” link opens a descriptive report of the successful practice. The description includes information on the history, justification, activities, outputs and outcomes of the practice. The description also includes information on how the practice is effective, efficient, and sustainable.
11 Best Practices Homepage Emergent Issues for Dental Public HealthSlide: Best Practices Front PageThe Best Practices Front Page offers access to information on emergent issues for dental public health. Oral health programs can reflect on emergent issues when planning, expanding, and/or improving services.
12 Emergent Issues in Dental Public Health Slide: Successful Practice ExampleHere is the Webpage on emergent issues. A list of issues identified by state dental directors is provided. Ideas from an ad hoc group (voices of end-users) are summarized, and hot links are given for selected topics related to emergent issues.Offers a list of emergent issuesidentified by state dental directors
13 Best Practices Homepage State of the ScienceSlide: Best Practices Front PageThe Best Practices Front Page also offers access to information on the State of the Science for oral health strategies and interventions. Information that can support the development of best practices.
14 Oral Health Strategies & Interventions State of the Science for Slide: State of the Science for Oral Health Strategies and InterventionsHere is the page on State of the Science for Oral Health Strategies & Interventions. This page offers links to evidence-based efforts (such as systematic reviews) and journal articles on topics such as fluoridation, fluoride varnish, dental sealants and xylitol.
15 Best Practices Homepage State Dental Public Health ActivitiesSlide: Best Practices Front PageThe Best Practices Front Page also provides access to view a collection of summaries on various state dental public health activities.
16 State Dental Public Health Activities Search collection of summaries by topic, by key words, or by state.Slide: Successful Practice ExampleHere is the page on State Dental Public Health Activities. You can search the collection of summaries by topic, by key words, or by state. Each summary include contact information for inquiries. This establishes a support network of field experts.
17 State Dental Public Health Activities Listing of Arizona’s dental public health activities.Slide: Successful Practice ExampleYou can search the collection by topic, by key words or by state. Search results will display a list of practices.
18 State Dental Public Health Activities Arizona’s financial support for community fluoridation.Contact information provides a support network.Slide: Successful Practice ExampleEach summary include contact information for inquiries, offering a support network of field experts.
19 Best Practices Homepage Slide: Best Practices Front PageOne more feature to highlight on the Best Practices Front Page: the “Resource Links.”Resource Links
20 Resource LinksResource links to guidelines, recommendations and evidence-based practices.Slide: Successful Practice ExampleHere is the Resource Links page. Resource Links include Websites and publications for guidelines, recommendations, and evidence-based practices. The page includes a hot link to the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center’s resource materials.