Delaware Journal of Public Health
Volume 4, Issue 1

Oral Health

The Delaware Journal of Public Health (the Journal), a periodic, electronic publication, is the signature peer-reviewed journal of the Academy/DPHA. The Journal is Delaware-focused, but frequently includes articles, editorials, and research from national sources.

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Article 1. In this Issue: Oral Health
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS and Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH

Article 2. Guest Editor
Daniel J. Meara, MD, DMD, MS, FACS

Article 3. A Dental Visit Might Save a Patient's Life
Jeffrey M. Cole, DDS

Article 4. Dental Disease: Education and Outreach Will Help to Eliminate Disease in Delaware and Beyond
Rachel Maher, DMD

Article 5. Pain Management: Oral Health Leading Change to Battle the Opioid Epidemic
Nicholas R. Conte, Jr., DMD, MBA; Mark Donaldson, PharmD; Jason Goodchild, DMD

Article 6. The Population Health Partnership: Medicine and Dentistry Working Together to Improve the Lives of Delawareans
Prayus Tailor, MD

Article 7. Can a Toothpaste Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes?
Joseph S. Alpert, MD

Article 8. Achieving Excellence in Cleft Care: From Birth to Adulthood
Joseph A. Napoli, MD, DDS and Linda D. Vallino, PhD, MS, CCC-SLP/A, FASHA

Article 9. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and the Implications for Oral Cancer Preention and Treatment: Can HPV Vaccination Improve Public Health?
Etern Park, MD, DDS

Article 10. Office Anesthesia in Dentistry: Assuring Safety While Reducing Anxiety
Alexandra Rafetto, BS and Louis K. Rafetto, DMD

Article 11. Oral Health is Essential to Achieving Population Health: Thinking Differently to Achieve Meaningful Change
Daniel J. Meara, MD, DMD, MS, FACS

Article 12. Driving Change with the Health Care Spending Benchmark: Delaware's Road to Value
Katherine W. Smith, MD, MPH

Article 13. Dental Keys: From the History and Archives Collection
Kathryn Lenart, MA