This document builds on state and national efforts to educate healthcare providers across professions on oral healthcare for pregnant women and young children. Healthcare providers play an important role in educating, coordinating, and collaborating across professions to improve oral health care of all patients. These practice guidelines are consistent with guidance from professional organizations and provide specific oral health care recommendations and resources for healthcare professionals caring for pregnant women and pediatric population.

To order hard copies of the oral health practice guidelines, click here: www.massclearinghouse.ehs.state.ma.us/product/PP2837.html

Contact Information

Hafsatou Diop, MD, MPH
Director, Office of Data Translation (ODT),
State MCH Epidemiologist, PRAMS Director,
Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
phone: 617-624-5764
fax: 617-624-5631
email: Hafsatou.diop@state.ma.us


This information is provided by the Office of Data Translation within the Department of Public Health.