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Oral Health Equity and Social Determinants of Oral Health

A Conceptual Framework for Action on the Social Determinants of Health. Social Determinants of Health Discussion Paper 2. Debates, Policy & Practice, Case Studies. World Health Organization, Geneva, 2010. 79 pgs.

Addressing Oral Health Disparities Via Educational Foci on Cultural Competence. Linda S Behar-Horenstein, Rueben C Warren, Virginia J Dodd and Frank A Catalanotto. Am J Public Health. 2017 June; 107(Suppl 1): S18–S23.

A Framework for Addressing Social Determinants of Oral Health in the Community. Technical Assistance Brief. Stacey Chazin and June Glover, Center for Health Care Strategies, 2017.

A Practitioner's Guide to Advancing Health Equity. CDC. 2013. This document provides a collection of health equity considerations for policy, systems, and environmental improvement strategies focused on tobacco-free living, healthy food and beverages, and active living.

A Recipe for Health Equity in the 21st Century: Renaisa Anthony at TEDxOmaha (Ted Talk) 2012.

An Adapted Framework for Incorporating the Social Determinants of Health into Predoctoral Dental Curricula. Tiwari, Tamanna and Palatta, Anthony M. Journal of Dental Education. 83(2), 2019, 127-136.

Building Community Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Oral Health. Webinar. Center for Health Care Strategies, 2016.

Community Toolbox. Section 5. Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Development. Resources, worksheets and examples.

Dental Health Is Worse in Communities of Color. Jane Koppelman and Rebecca Singer Cohen, Pew Trusts, May 12, 2016.

Equity, social determinants and public health programmes – the case of oral health. Petersen PE, Kwan S. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2011; 39: 481–487.

Framing for Health Equity: Part 1 Cultural Models That Shape Public Thinking. Frameworks Institute. December 6, 2018. YouTube video.

Framing for Health Equity: Part 2 Putting What We Know Into Practice. Frameworks Institute. December 18, 2018. BlueJeans recoding.

Healthy People 2020. Social Determinants of Health. Webpages provide an overview of SDOH, objectives, interventions and resources, national snapshots.

HI-5. Health Impact in 5 Years. CDC. 4 pgs.

National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity. Executive Summary. National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA).

Oral Health and the Social Determinants of Health. Policy Statement. Adopted by the FDI General Assembly August 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Oral Health in America: Removing the Stain of Disparity, Treadwell, Henrie M and Evans, Caswell A, eds, APHA. 2019. list price: $30 plus handling (APHA member price: $21).

Oral Health Literacy as a Pathway to Health Equity. Summary of the Third Leadership Colloquium. U.S. National Oral Health Alliance. June 6 –7, 2012, San Francisco, California. 40 pgs.

Policy on Social Determinants of Children's Oral Health and Health Disparities. American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Adopted 2017.

Promoting Health Equity - A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health. Brennan Ramirez LK, Baker EA, Metzler M, CDC, 2008. 116 pg workbook.

Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients' Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) and PRAPARE website of tools. National effort to help health centers and other providers collect the data needed to better understand and act on their patients' social determinants of health.

Reframing Oral Health Toolkit. Frameworks Institute. 2019. Framing recommendations, communication tools, deeper research and learning resources.

Ten Essential Public Health Services and How They Can Include Addressing Social Determinants of Health Inequities. CDC. 2 pgs. This document includes links to relevant examples of SDOH resources and tools.

The Relationship between Income and Oral Health: A Critical Review. A Singh, MA Peres and RG Watt. J Dent Res. May 2019. 15:22034519849557

WHO Oral Health Fact Sheet. Includes statements on oral health inequalities.