IHS Dental Portal
The purpose of the Dental Portal is to have one place where staff who work in Indian healthcare can locate essential resources to support to the operation of effective clinical and community dental programs.
Items of Interest
- Data Brief - The Oral Health of 13-15 Year Old AI/AN Dental Clinic Patients - A Follow-Up Report to the 2013 Survey (PDF - 459KB)
New Dental Provider Orientation (PDF - 2.27MB)
Presentation that reviews valuable resources and opportunities available to dental providers at IHS, Tribal, and Urban clinics. Note: An Area specific presentation may be available directly from your Area Dental Consultant.
- 2018-19 Data Brief of 1-5 Year-Old AI-AN Preschool Children (PDF - 375KB)
IHS Dental Credentialing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Sheet (PDF - 316KB)
Data Brief - The Oral Health of AI/AN Children Aged 6-9 Years: Results of the 2016-2017 IHS Oral Health Survey (PDF - 1.1MB)
Data Brief - The Oral Health of AI/AN Adult Dental Patients: Results of the 2015 IHS Oral Health Survey (PDF - 401KB)
Data Brief - IHS Oral Health Survey of AI/AN Adolescents Aged 13-15 Years (PDF - 750KB)
Data Brief - The Oral Health of AI/AN Children Aged 6-9 Years: Results of the 2014 IHS Oral Health Survey (PDF - 535KB)
Data Brief - The Oral Health of AI/AN Children Aged 1-5 Years: Results of the 2014 IHS Oral Health Survey (PDF - 630KB)
The 2010 Oral Health Survey of American Indian/Alaska Native Preschool Children (PDF - 4.1 MB)
The 2010 Oral Health Survey of American Indian/Alaska Native Preschool Children is a report of the nationwide Basic Screening Survey of 8,450 0-5 year-old AI/AN children in 2010. This survey assessed caries prevalence (early childhood caries prevalence) and untreated decay rates in this age group.
- Current Use of the Dental Health Aide Therapist in Indian Country and Beyond - Posted 1-16-14 (PDF - 135KB)
- FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety review update of codeine use in children; new Boxed Warning and Contraindication on use after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy.
Pain Management Guidelines
Below is information about the IHS Division of Oral Health's new dental pain management guidelines.
If you have any difficulties with this website, contact Talee Roberts.