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Phone‌ 775-626-5008‌‌

Program Implementation

Best Practices

Proven and Promising Best Practices for State and Community Oral Health Programs

A best practice aims to achieve impact or effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, and collaboration or integration to reach its goals. Resource information includes a series of Best Practice Approach Reports and a set of Practice Examples for Best Practice Approaches for state and community oral health programs. A Best Practice Approach is defined as a public health strategy that is supported by evidence for its impact and effectiveness. A Best Practice Approach Report captures key information that describes the public health strategy, determines the strength of evidence, and illustrates implementation with current practice examples.

Programmatic Areas

The following topics represent programs or areas of focus in many state oral health programs. Each topic includes resources from a variety of sources.