Resources for Professionals





  • Oral Health and General Health Powepoint (pdf)

Access to Oral Health Care

Aboriginal Health


Early Childhood Caries

Evidence Based Practice


General Oral Health


Health Promotion

Infection Control in Dentistry 

M.Sc./Dental Specialty Program: Dental Public Health In Canada

Oral Health Surveys 5th Edition, World Health Organization

Oral Health Needs Assessment Tool Kit for Conducting Oral Health Surveys

Checklist for Development and Implementation of an Oral Health Survey WHO Oral health Surveys 5th Edition


Attachment Loss

Occulsal Conditions

Count of Tooth Surfaces with Amalgam

Debris and Calculus

Dentate Status


Gingival Index

Mucosal Status

Orthodontic Treatment Status

Prosthetic Status and Prosthetic Treatment Needs

Tooth Status

Qualitative: Bleeding Gums and Brushing and Flossing

Qualitative: General Health, Dry Mouth, Pain, Absence of Work, Time Away From Work

Qualitative: Insurance, Frequency of Visits, Frequency and Percentage of Persons Seeing a Dental Professional

  • Dental Insurance Coverage English French
  • Frequency of Seeing a Dental Professional English French
  • Percentage of Persons Reporting Usually Visiting at Least Once Per Year for a Check-up English French
  • Prevelance of Dental Insurance by Tupe and Selected Characteristics English French

Qualitative: Discomfort, Prevelance of Avoiding Certain Foods, Cost, Percentage of not Getting Dental Care due to Cost

  • Comfort, Avoidance with Eating Food English French
  • Cost Issues Related to Dental Care English French
  • Percentage of Persons Avoiding Visiting a Dental Professional Because of Costs English French
  • Percentage of Persons Reporting Declining Recommended Care Because of Costs English French
  • Prevelance of Persons Reporting avoiding Food English French


School-age children 

Seniors and Long-term Care Residents

Social Determinants of Health

Tobacco Cessation

CAN-ADAPTT is a Centre for Addiction & Mental Health project that aims to develop a practice-informed Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for smoking cessation in Canada .  As a Practice-Based Research Network, CAN-ADAPTT is committed to facilitating research and knowledge exchange among health care providers, decision makers and researchers to help more Canadians successfully quit smoking.  Visit CAN-ADAPTT  to access the smoking cessation guideline and use the discussion board to share resources, ask questions and exchange information with other providers.  Registration is free. Funding for this initiative has been provided by Health Canada.  




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