Oral Health and Chronic Disease - Program Information and Materials
Oral Health and Chronic Disease (OHCD) is an integration initiative developed to improve the health of those living with chronic disease through improved oral health. This initiative provides tools and recommendations for clinics to implement integration of oral health into medical care.
Oral Health and Chronic Disease includes:
An in-office 1 hour training for providers and staff on methods of integrating oral health preventative services into current services
Oral Health and Chronic Disease Integration Guide, including navigation tools
Culturally appropriate handouts, exam/waiting room posters and anticipatory guidance that can be shared with patients and caregivers
Continued support and technical assistance from the Oregon Oral Health Coalition (OrOHC) on systems-based implementation, workflow and clinical instruction
Continued support and technical assistance from OrOHC oral health educators regarding systems-based implementation, workflow, and clinical instruction is provided. To request a training, e-mail a completed Training Request Form to Terra (Karen) Shimada; for more information, Contact Us or call (971) 224-1038.
Our materials are available for free below. If you would like us to print the materials they must be ordered and purchased through OrOHC - please fill out the Materials Order Form and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ordered materials require a shipping and handling cost and will be sent by USPS unless otherwise noted. Oral Health and Chronic Disease trainers, please use the Trainer Material Order Form.
5 Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Managing Your Type 2 Diabetes -English
5 Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Managing Your Type 2 Diabetes -Spanish
348 Medications that Cause Dry Mouth
Tips to Help You Stay Healthy with Diabetes - English
Tips to Help You Stay Healthy with Diabetes - Spanish
ASTDD Integrating Oral Health With Primary Health Care