This journal article presents results from a NIH-funded study assessing the impact of health literacy and acculturation on the oral health status of Somali refugees in Massachusetts. Full article available from American Journal of Public Health with APHA membership or journal subscription.
Category Archives: Oral Health Tools
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
This website provides information on numerous oral health topics, resources about oral health of specific populations such as children and older adults, as well as links to research, clinical trials, and funding opportunities.
This website provides a complete dental reference for patients that includes information about teeth and gums as well as a dictionary of dental terms.
Multicultural Issues in Oral Health
This journal article discusses oral health disparities, the increasing diversity of the U.S. population, and the challenges presented by multicultural patient populations.
Instructional Videos for Multicultural Dental Education
These videos were funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve dental professionals’ communication with multicultural patient populations.
The Multicultural Oral Health Alliance
Resources from the Children’s Dental Health Project including a Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Oral Health fact sheet.