Web Resources

Access to Dental Care Summit
Proceedings of the March 23-25, 2009 Access to Dental Care Summit, ADA Headquarters, Chicago, IL.

ADA Member Directory
Find a dentist by searching the directory of American Dental Association members.

American Indian & Alaska Native Populations
From the CDC Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities.

American Indian Health
Information and resources about health issues affecting American Indians from the National Library of Medicine.

The Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Education
Classification system of colleges and universities developed by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

CDC Travelers' Health
Health information for travelers from the Centers for Disease Control.

Child and Adolescent Oral Health Issues (2nd edition)
Provides health professionals with information on issues in child and adolescent oral health. Topics include dental caries, access to care, children and adolescents with special health care needs, dental sealants, fluorides, nutrition, injury and violence, and tobacco.

Children’s Dental Health Project
National non-profit organization focused on achieving equity in children's oral health.

Children’s Oral Health
From the American Academy of Pediatrics. Includes education and training, oral health practice tools, advocacy/advocates and family resources. Site also includes downloadable Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool and Guidance.

Code of Federal Regulations
Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register. Divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each title is divided into chapters which usually bear the name of the issuing agency.

Congressional Directory
The official directory of the U.S. Congress. Contains short biographies for each member of the Senate and House and additional data.

County and City Data Books
Searchable database of demographic and statistical data found in County and City Data Books from 1944 to 2000. Maintained by University of Virginia Library.

Dental Associations
List of dental associations and organizations.

Dental Provider's Oncology Pocket Guide
From the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

Dental Schools
List of dental schools located in the United States and other countries.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Department of Agriculture (ASDA).

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Directory of standards available under Public FTP Site managed by Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, a division of NEMA.

Medical and cultural information on immigrant and refugee groups. Site created for health care professionals by the University of Washington Health Sciences Library and the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Evidence Based Medicine Research and Subject Guide
Topics include P.I.C.O. Model for Clinical Questions, Levels of Evidence, Searching MEDLINE, and EMB Publications. From the University of Illinois at Chicago University Library.

FastStats: Health of American Indian or Alaska Native Population
Health data and statistics from the CDC.

FastStats: Oral and Dental Health
Oral and dental health data and statistics from the CDC.

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Global Dental Organizations
Listing of international and global dental organizations provided by American Dental Association.

Searchable directory of Graduate Schools in the United States and Canada.

Guideline on Oral Health for People with Diabetes
Published by the International Diabetes Foundation, 2009.

Consumer health site which connects consumers with information and resources. Covers private and public health coverage options.

Healthy People 2020
Provides scientific national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease.

HIV/AIDS Information
From the Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine.

How to Prevent Needlestick Injuries: Answers to Some Important Questions
Brochure published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Indiana Cancer Control Plan 2010-2014
Details a roadmap for cancer control in Indiana. From Indiana Cancer Consortium.

Indiana Dentist and Dental Hygienist Surveys, 1998
From the Indiana State Department of Health. Surveys designed to assess the adequacy of supply and distribution of health care professionals in Indiana.

Indiana Health Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System
From the Indiana State Department of Health. Yearly reports from Indiana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Information includes data from Indiana residents on various modifiable health risks, preventive health measures, and demographic variables.

Indiana Mortality (Death) Reports
From the Indiana State Department of Health. Summary of all deaths of residents in Indiana classified by cause of death code.

Indiana Natality (Birth) Reports
From the Indiana State Department of Health. Summary of all births of residents in Indiana. Includes county and city data.

Indiana State Board of Dentistry
From the Indiana State Professional Licensing Agency.

ISDH Indoor and Radiologic Health
IRH program from the Indiana State Department of Health responsible for regulating all sources of radiation in the state of Indiana.

Key Elements to Incorporate Oral Health in the Pediatric Electronic Health Record
From the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Lab Tests Online
Non-commericial and patient-oriented information about clinical lab tests and results. Peer-reviewed site by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) - Free online resources for finding MSDS.

The official U.S. Government site for Medicare information. Contains guides on health plans, nursing homes, dialysis facilities, Medigap policies, contacts, Medicare activities, participating physicians, and prescription drug assistance programs.

Medicare & You
Official U.S. Government handbook contains information about Medicare benefits, rights and obligations, health and prescription drug plans.

MIT OpenCourseWare
Provides free and open access to course materials from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lectures, notes, assignments and exams are included in the searchable database of courses.

Monitoring the Future: A Continuing Study of American Youth
An ongoing study at the University of Michigan of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults. Includes data on tobacco use trends.

Mouths Matter: Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening Program for Kids (Training for EPSDT Medical Providers in Maryland)
Online curriculum provided by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), Office of Oral Health.

Provides Federal Register Notices and updates of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which is the standard used by Federal agencies in classifying statistical information about business establishments and analyzing data about the U.S. economy.

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Studies from the Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (DHANES) of the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.

National Health Observances
Provides toolkits that focus on one health observance each month to raise awareness about important health topics. From healthfinder.gov.

National Museum of Dentistry
Website for the National Museum of Dentistry, located on the campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore.

National Oral Health Surveillance System
Oral health indicators from the CDC and National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Native American Health
Resources from healthfinder.gov of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Native American Health
MedlinePlus resources from the National Library of Medicine.

NIH Funding Opportunities
Provides information about funding and grants from the Office of Extramural Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit
An emergency preparedness resource for libraries from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Most recent edition published by the U.S. Department of Labor. Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Oral Health Topics
Current oral health information and resources compiled by the National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center.

Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General
The May 25, 2000 report from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Surgeon General.

OSHA Handbook for Small Businesses
Handbook published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Pandemic Planning Resources
Provides resources to help libraries develop a pandemic plan. From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit.

Resource Highlights: Focus on K–12 Education
A series of guides for professionals highlighting resources on oral health topics. From National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center.

Sjögren Syndrome Foundation
Informative resource about the autoimmune rheumatic disease Sjögren Syndrome.

Social Security Handbook
Basic guide to Social Security programs from Social Security Administration.

Provides free, up-to-date health data on all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the US as a whole. Covers over 700 health, health care, and health policy topics.

United States Government Manual
Official handbook of the United States Federal Government.

Universal Currency Converter®
Online currency converter from xe.com.

U.S. Census Bureau
Data collected by the United States Census Bureau.

Zip + 4 Code Lookup
United States Postal Service's zip code search.