Oral Health Resources & Dental Public Health Reports from San Antonio, Texas.


This is an archive of studies and reports on Oral Health and Dental Public Health.

They were prepared in collaboration with US Public Health Service agencies and Texas public health authorities, from 1984 to 2007.

The authors and researchers were faculty  and dental public health residents of The Department of Community Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA).

The usefulness of the reports lies in the results and materials themselves, and they are  also a guide to planning, execution and comparison of future studies in dental public health and oral health.

The scope of the material extends across the three core public health functions. As defined by the Institute of Medicine, US National Academy of Sciences, these are ASSESSMENT and reporting of community oral health status; the discovery, collation and application of best science to oral and dental health public POLICY; and methods of ASSURANCE of adequate dental services for individuals and of effective preventive and health educational services in the community.

These detailed studies and reports are in the public domain but may not be readily accessible in libraries. Keywords are provided to assist the reader. The references cited in these reports may be accessed in libraries and through library and other online resources. This archive does not contain reports published in journals and on Medline. Some files are large and may take time to download.

SECTION 1 LINK - Oral & Dental Public Health Research Reports by Faculty

SECTION 2 LINK - Research Reports by Dental Public Health Residents

The expert assistance of Nora Olivo in compiling these reports and Paul Brown in electronically organizing them, is gratefully acknowledged.

Site last updated on May 8, 2011.

This material is provided for fair use study and research purposes. It should be cited with full attribution, including report title, authors, date of report, Department of Community Dentistry University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and url with access date.