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Rural Oral Health Toolkit

Welcome to the Rural Oral Health Toolkit. The Toolkit compiles information, resources, and best practices to support development and implementation of oral health programs in rural communities.

The toolkit is made up of several modules. Each module concentrates on different aspects of oral health programs. Modules also include resources to use in developing a community program. There are more resources on general community health strategies available in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

Module 1: Introduction
An overview of oral health in rural communities.

Module 2: Program Models
Oral health program models and ways to adapt these programs in rural communities.

Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of oral health programs that have been implemented in rural communities.

Module 4: Implementation
Resources that support the implementation of oral health programs.

Module 5: Evaluating Rural Oral Health Programs
A framework for evaluation, methods and considerations, and metrics for oral health programs.

Module 6: Funding & Sustainability
Strategies to ensure the sustainability of oral health programs.

Module 7: Dissemination
Methods for disseminating results from oral health programs.