Preventive oral health intervention for pediatricians

Jan. 30, 2009
Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, offers a position paper regarding oral health intervention.


This policy is a compilation of current concepts and scientific evidence required to understand and implement practice-based preventive oral health programs designed to improve oral health outcomes for all children and especially children at significant risk of dental decay. In addition, it reviews cariology and caries risk assessment and defines, through available evidence, appropriate recommendations for preventive oral health intervention by primary care pediatric practitioners.

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