ERIC Number: ED434114
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Maine Sealant Manual for School-Based and School-Linked Dental Sealant Programs.
Hayward, Kneka, Ed.
This manual is designed for use by school personnel and dental personnel to aid in the development and maintenance of school-based or school-linked dental sealant programs. The sections include (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Guidelines" (school selection, school contacts, dental providers, target grades, and tooth selection criteria); (3) "Education and Screening"; (4) "Staff Training"; (5) "Equipment"; (6) "Supplies"; (7) "Description of Forms" (permission slip, patient chart, sealant program summary, screening results/sealant placement, oral health screening followup report, rescreening results form, and data collection and analysis); (8) "Sealant Materials"; (9) Sealant Application Technique"; (10) "One Year Retention Checks"; and (11) "Implementation." The 19 appendixes include sample letters, forms, and charts; fact sheets; press releases; promotional materials; policy statements; and resources. (SM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Dental Health, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Promotion, Program Development, School Health Services, Students
Maine Department of Human Services, Bureau of Health, Division of Community & Family Health, Oral Health Program, 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0011. Tel: 207-287-3263.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Human Services, Augusta. Bureau of Health.
Identifiers - Location: Maine