New Article!: Promoting Oral Health For Mothers And Children

OHNEP's Dr. Judith Haber, Dr. Erin Hartnett and Jessamin Cipollina, collaborating with April Hille of Jefferson County Public Health, reported on the effectiveness of a Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) oral health educational program. The results of this study showed that both NFP nurses and their clients improved their oral health knowledge and practice behaviors which was associated with positive oral health outcomes for the children involved. Nurse home visitors can play a vital role providing oral health and nutrition education to high-risk mothers and their children.

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