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dc.description.abstractThe Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), under its Community Free of Caries Initiative, is proud to present the Integrated Oral Disease Prevention and Management (IODPM) modules as a practical solution to facilitate the integration of oral health within primary health care. Integrating oral health prevention and management into the delivery of primary health care services is now one of the cornerstones of PAHO’s oral health program. The IODPM modules are geared to assist primary health care workers in the prevention of oral diseases and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through various promotional activities. The resulting benefits serve to increase awareness of protective factors, such as appropriate oral self-care practices, the effective use of fluorides, and healthy lifestyle choices related to diet, nutrition, personal hygiene, and smoking and alcohol consumption. This integrated approach is a “‘best practice”’ model and reorients oral health care toward prevention, tackles common risk factors for NCDs and oral health and, facilitates early intervention...en_US
dc.subjectOral Healthen_US
dc.subjectMouth Diseasesen_US
dc.subjectPreventive Dentistryen_US
dc.subjectHealth Educationen_US
dc.subjectDental Careen_US
dc.titleIntegrated oral disease prevention and management: modules for primary health care workers. Good health begins with a healthy mouth. Module III: adolescents 13-18 years old. 2. ed.en_US
dc.title.alternativePrevención y manejo integral de las enfermedades orales: módulos para profesionales de atención primaria. La buena salud empieza en una boca sana. Módulo III: adolescentes 13-18 años de edades_ES
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenamePan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.title.release2. ed.en_US
paho.publisher.countryUnited Statesen_US
paho.publisher.cityWashington, D.C.en_US

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