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Oral Health and Chronic Disease Management for Older Adults

Older adults may experience chronic diseases that have impacts to oral health including diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cognitive disorders. This publication highlights promising practices from health centers that have implemented programs to support oral health integration to improve chronic disease outcomes. This document was created in partnership with the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders.

This resource was supported by NNOHA's HRSA National Training and Technical Assistance Partnership.

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in Oral Health Care: A Step Towards Health Equity for Older Adults

NNOHA and the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders developed this publication on how to acknowledge and address SDOHs in oral health care for older adults.

Health Literacy: Implications for the Dental Setting

Co-hosted by NNOHA and the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU), this webinar shares the implications of low health literacy and discuss ways providers and health care facilities can address office practices to improve patients’ understanding of oral health issues.

Establishing Dental Treatment Guidelines for Adult Patients with Uncontrolled Hypertension Attending Acute Care

This promising practice describes how Choptank Community Health System established dental treatment guidelines for adult patients with uncontrolled hypertension who were attending acute care.

Tobacco Cessation in the Dental Home

Co-hosted by NNOHA and the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU), this webinar discusses what oral health providers can do to help their patients effectively stop smoking. Participants will learn strategies and tools that address smoking cessation and incorporate culturally and linguistically appropriate patient education.



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