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A 2-Year Community-Randomized Controlled Trial of Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Early Childhood Caries in Aboriginal Children

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Two-year Community-Randomized Controlled ...
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Herenia P. Lawrence
Darlene Binguis
Jan Douglas
Lynda McKeown
Bonita Switzer
et al.
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 36, no. 6, 2008, pp. 503-516
Description
Study conducted in 20 communities in the Sioux Lookout Zone (Ontario) found treatment administered at least twice per year helped prevent early childhood caries and reduced oral health inequities between young Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children.
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2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada to the Parliament of Canada: Report 4: Oral Health Programs for First Nations and Inuit Health--Health Canada: Independent Auditor's Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Casey Thomas
Jo Ann Schwartz
Vivenne Edward
Jenna Germaine
Lisa Harris]
Description
Focused on whether the Department had reasonable assurance that its programs for eligible individuals had a positive effect on their oral health. Audit covered the period between September 2013 and December 2016.
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Aboriginal Dental Health - Shining Bright

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 25, no. 4, July/August 2001, p. 35
Description
Reports on five South Eastern Sydney, Australian schools receiving $1,000 each to address dental health issues.
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Aboriginal Health Programme in Ipswich

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Betty Shields
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 9-11
Description
Reports on the health program offered at the mobile kindergartens in this community south west of Brisbane, Australia.
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Across Australia....From Health Worker to Health Worker From Alice Springs Health Worker Conference, 1980: The Aboriginal Medical Service

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Barbara Shaw
Mary Ross
Peter Panquee
Amy Lauder
Sebina Brown ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1, pp. 44-57
Description
Various health care workers describe their jobs, responsibilities and health care practices within the Aboriginal Medical Service in Australia.
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Adequate Nutrient Intakes Are Associated With Traditional Food Consumption in Nunavut Inuit Children Aged 3-5 Years

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louise Johnson-Down
Grace M. Egeland
The Journal of Nutrition, vol. 140, no. 7, July 2010, pp. 1311-1316
Description
Based on survey data gathered from 388 children living in 16 communities. Concludes risks factors are weight, obesity, and tooth decay and recommends emphasis on traditional diet and quality food.
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Alaska Dental Health Aide Program

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sarah Shoffstall-Cone
Mary Williard
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21198
Description
Introduction of the Aide program provided tangible improvements in dental prevention statistics among Alaskan youth.
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Applied Oral Health Workshop

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kathy McGuire
Raelene Tolentino
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 2, March/April 2006, p. 27
Description
Reports on Oral Health Program with health worker trainees designed to lessen workload for the 5 practicing dentists.
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Applied Oral Health Workshop

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kathy McGuire
Raelene Tolentino
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 22, no. 5, September/October 1998, pp. 2-3
Description
Describes a two day program delivered to Aboriginal Health Workers in Western Australia designed to provide preventative dental care.
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A Brand New Day For Indigenous Dentists

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 28, no. 6, November/December 2004, p. 24
Description
Briefly reports on the formation of the Indigenous Dentists' Association of Australia (IDAA).
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Breast Feeding Practices as Cultural Interventions for Early Childhood Caries in Cree Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jaime Cidro
Lynelle Zahayko
Herenia P. Lawrence
Samantha Folster
Margaret McGregor
Kristen McKay
BMC Oral Health, vol. 15, 2015, p. article no. 49
Description
Interview and focus group participants in study were primarily grandmothers and mostly great grandmothers who were asked questions about traditional and contemporary practices, and reasons for the increase in dental problems.
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Children's Oral Health Initiative: An Intervention to Address the Challenges of Dental Caries in Early Childhood in Canada's First Nation and Inuit Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kavita R Mathu-Muju
James McLeod
Mary Lou Walker
Martin Chartier
Rosamund Harrison
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 107, no. 2, 2016, pp. 188-193
Description
Reports on the initiative indicate the usefulness of the program in remote communities.
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The Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
CIHR [Canadian Institutes of Health Research]Team in Circumpolar Health Research
C. R. Goodwin
Description
Database covers wide range of health conditions and search results may be narrowed by geographic region, peoples, publication types, etc.
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A Comprehensive Approach to Health Promotion for the Reduction of Dental Caries in Remote Indigenous Australian Children: A Clustered Randomised Controlled Trial

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
K. F. Roberts-Thomson
G. D. Slade
R. S. Bailie
C. Endean
B. Simmons ... [et al.]
International Dental Journal, vol. 60, no. 3 suppl.2, June 2010, pp. 245-249
Description
Comments on an intervention that did not produce any significant change in oral health behaviours, clinical measures of oral hygiene, or community programs promoting oral health.
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Confronting Oral Health Disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native Children: The Pediatric Oral Health Therapist

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David A. Nash
Ron J. Nagel
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 95, no. 8, August 2005, pp. 1325-1329
Description
Discusses introducing the pediatric oral health therapist into the tribal health care system as an alternative way to address problems with dental disease and access to care.
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Cultural Context in the Effort to Improve Oral Health among Alaska Native People: The Dental Health Aide Therapist Model

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Scott Wetterhall
Barri Burrus
Daniel Shugars
James Bader
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 101, no. 10, October 2011, pp. 1836-1840
Description
Looks at a different model of care to address dental disease prevention and restorative care in rural communities through the use of dental health aide therapists.
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A Dental Health Survey At Gnowangerup

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Carol Pettersen
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, March 1985, pp. 19-24
Description
Describes the available dental services and reactions to participating in the survey in this Western Australia community.
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Dental Malocclusion in Native Children of British Columbia, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
R. L. Harrison
D. W. Davis
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 24, no. 3, June 1996, pp. 217-221
Description
Compares 1988 and 1980 data gathered by the Medical Services Branch, from the Pacific Region of Health Canada and the recent B.C. Children's Health Survey.
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Dental Pathology of Aboriginal California

Alternate Title
University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology ; v.23, no.10
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
R. W. Leigh
Description
Part of: University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 23, (pp399-440).
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Dentine-Lead Levels and Dental Caries in First Nation Children From the Western James Bay Region of Northern Ontario, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
L.J.S. Tsuji
J. D. Karagatzides
R. M. Hanning
B. Katapatuk
J. Young
E. Nieboer
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, vol. 70, no. 3, March 2003, p. 409–414
Description
Looks for links between dentine-lead levels in extracted and exfoliated teeth and dental caries.
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1981-1982

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
Highlights the Community Health Demonstration Program. To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search 'IHS Annual Report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Annual Report, Fiscal year 1982-1983

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search 'IHS Annual report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1983-1984

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
Highlights the establishment of the Environmental Health Services directorate and the National Indian and Inuit Health Conference. To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search, 'IHS Annual Report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1985-1986

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
Highlights the establishment of the Extraordinary Policy Development Process (EPDP) and the transfer of control of health services to Indian communities. To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search 'IHS Annual Report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Service Directorate Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1965-1966

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search 'IHS Annual Report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Services Directorate Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1967-1968

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search 'IHS Annual Report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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