Final Recommendation Statement: Screening and Preventive Interventions for Oral Health in Children 5 Years and Older

November 7, 2023 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening and preventive interventions for oral health in children and adolescents ages 5-17 years. The Task Force determined that more research is needed to recommend for or against screening and interventions in non-dental primary care settings for children 5 years and older without symptoms. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the November 7 online issue of JAMA.