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Oral Health Promotion for Pregnant Women

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Maternal and Child Health Nurses - Dental Health Service Victoria

A resource for Maternal and Child Health NursesLink to external website has been introduced by the Health Promotion Division of Dental Health Service Victoria to assist maternal and child health nurses in their health promotion, disease prevention, early detection and intervention role.


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Oral Health and Pregnancy - Australian Dental Association

The ADA has a series of dental health information sheets on Oral Health and PregnancyLink to external website in pdf format.

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Colgate Caries Program - Dental Practice Education Research Unit of The University of Adelaide

The Colgate Caries Control Program includes:

Of particular relevance to pregnant women is the Practice Information Sheet: Caries Concerns in Ante and Post Natal CareLink to external website

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Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright FuturesLink to external website® is a global oral health education program aimed at improving the oral health of children around the world through education and prevention. It has online articles on Pregnancy/Prenatal Care and Oral Health, and on Pregnancy/Prenatal Care and your baby.

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Keeping Teeth and Gums Healthy During Pregnancy - Queensland Government

The Queensland Health website has, amongst other publications, a pamphlet titled Keeping Teeth and Gums Healthy During PregnancyLink to external website.

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Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum - US Dept. of Health and Human Services

Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health CurriculumLink to external website is a comprehensive oral health curriculum from America. Developed by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Group on Oral Health and now in its third edition, this curriculum is designed to enhance the role of primary care clinicians and educators in the promotion of oral health for all age groups through the development and dissemination of high-quality educational resources.

Modules include: the relationship between oral and general health, child oral health, adult oral health, acute dental problems, oral health in pregnancy, fluoride varnish, the oral examination and geriatric oral health.

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Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse Unit

Adelaide Dental School 
Level 9, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building 
The University of Adelaide


T: +61 8 8313 3291