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"Building Health throughout the Life Course in the Region of the Americas" featuring PAHO. Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11AM-12PM (PT) / 2-3PM (ET). REGISTER HERE.

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A Life Course Health Development Perspective on Oral Health

By James J. Crall and Christopher B. Forrest

This is one of 26 chapters published in the Handbook of Life Course Health Development.   Abstract: This chapter outlines major concepts and principles embodied in the Life Course Health Development framework, examines evidence relating various aspects of major oral health-related conditions to this framework, and includes recommendations for advancing research and policy concerning oral health. LCHD provides a highly useful approach for understanding oral health determinants, disparities, and influences on general health and well-being and for advancing knowledge, policies, and programs to optimize health across individuals and populations. Substantial gaps exist in our current knowledge concerning how oral health is developed and influenced across the lifespan and the —pathways and …

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Oral Health and the Life Course

By Jim Crall

This webinar, part of the LCRN’s series based on the Handbook of Life Course Health Development, features Jim Crall, DDS, ScD.   Dr. Crall directs the HRSA/MCHB Leadership Training in Pediatric Dentistry Program. He served as Director of the HRSA/MCHB National Oral Health Policy Center from 2000-2008, was Project Director for the AAPD Head Start Dental Home Initiative from 2007-2010, and has been Child Advocate for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry since 1995. He has authored or co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and nearly 40 chapters, technical briefs, and commissioned works (including the CMS Guide to Children’s Dental Care in Medicaid).   Dr. Crall has served on numerous national panels …

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