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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2014

Dental Caries in Children From Birth Through Age 5 Years: Screening

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care clinicians prescribe oral fluoride supplementation at currently recommended doses to preschool children older than age 6 months whose primary water source is deficient in fluoride.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Oral Health
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Age 5 Years: Screening recommendation statement [Internet]. 2014 May [cited 2015 Jun 30]. Available from: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsdnch.htm