Preventive oral health intervention for pediatricians.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

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.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Section on Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Health,

Published Date

  • December 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 122 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1387 - 1394

PubMed ID

  • 19015205

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2008-2577


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States