On this page:
- Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future
- Oral Health Home - World Health Organisation
- Evidence-Based Guidelines for Oral Health Promotion - UK Department of Health
- NHS Evidence - UK National Health Service
- The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention - United States
- Promoting Oral Health in Africa -World Health Organisation
The Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future is a worldwide group of experts who are working to stop the initiation and progression of an early form of cavities (known as caries). Their goal is to establish a Cavity-Free Future for individuals of all ages. This site is divided into sections containing resources for families and individuals and for health professionals.
This World Health Organisation Oral Health homepage contains information and strategies regarding oral health promotion and disease prevention at the global level, information for policy development, and outlines priority action areas.
Recently, the UK Department of Health (British Association Community Dentistry) published two documents containing evidence-based guidelines for Oral Health Promotion:
The NHS (National Health Service) in the UK has a library of evidence called NHS Evidence. Here you can search for evidence on a range of topics including all aspects of dental health.
This Centre has Community Water Fluoridation guidelines, recommendations and information to provide guidance to health care providers, public health officials, policymakers and the general public on how to achieve maximum protection from tooth decay while minimising any cosmetic concerns by efficiently using fluoride products and dental care resources.
WHO have released the manual Promoting Oral Health in Africa which is directed at states to improve oral health across the continent through the prevention of diseases and noma as part of essiential noncommunicable disease intervention in school, health care centres and communities.