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Pregnancy and dental health

Highlights the importance of oral health to pregnant women and unborn children. Discusses common dental problems during pregnancy and the safety of dental treatment. Offers dietary and other advice.

Published: 2004
Evidence-based health promotion. No. 1: oral health  
http://www.health.vic.gov.au/healthpromotion/downloads/oral_health.pdf
Using an evidence based strategy, report reveals findings on oral health care system in Victoria, Australia. Builds on the existing summaries of evidence based oral health promotion. Findings include the need to focus on increasing access to fluoride, sealants and strategies to enhance the development of personal skills in oral hygiene. Highlights the need for broader based oral health promotion in order to improve the oral health promotion knowledge of health providers and be able to effectively address the oral health promotion needs of special risk groups. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Women and gum disease  
http://www.perio.org/consumer/women.htm
Discusses how women's oral health needs change during the different stages of their lives, including puberty, menstruation, pregnangy, and menopause and post-menopause. (See Details)
Published: 2004
HIV and oral health: care and confidentiality  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1117562523793&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Explains the importance of oral hygiene for people living with HIV, and their vulnerability to a variety of related oral health conditions. Acknowledges the reluctance of those with HIV to disclose their status to their oral health care provider. (See Details)
Published: 2005
The effects of oral health on overall health  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/life-vie/dent_e.html
Looks at the health risks of poor oral health, and lists ways to minimize your risk. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Failure of free enterprise: private dental practice  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article takes a look at private dental practice. Political, practical and emotional aspects. 

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Published: 1984