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Task Force Findings for Oral Health

The following is an alphabetical list of intervention approaches reviewed by the Community Preventive Services Task Force with summaries of the CPSTF finding for each (definitions of findings). Click a linked review title to read a summary of the evidence and access supporting materials. This table does not include inactive or archived reviews.

Intervention
CPSTF Finding
Dental Caries (Cavities)
Community Water Fluoridation A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
April 2013
Community-Based Initiatives to Promote the Use of Dental Sealants A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
April 2013
School-Based Dental Sealant Delivery Programs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
April 2013
Craniofacial Injuries
Community-Based Interventions to Encourage Use of Helmets, Facemasks, and Mouthguards in Contact Sports A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
October 2013
Oral Cancers and Potentially Malignant Disorders
Population-Based Interventions for Early Detection A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
October 2013