Preventing Dental Caries in Preschool Children, What's New from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

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Preventing Dental Caries in Preschool Children, What's New from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

Description

This fact sheet presents highlights of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on preventing dental caries in preschool children.

Topics addressed include:

  • What does the USPSTF recommend?
  • What should primary clinicians know?
  • What forms of fluoride may be used to prevent dental caries?
  • What are the potential harms of fluoride supplementation?
  • More information

Developer:

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: June 2004
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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