Priority 9 from the Oral and Dental Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the best way to prevent gum disease, and reduce oral health inequalities at a community or population level? (JLA PSP Priority 9)
Overall ranking 9
JLA question ID 0079/9
Explanatory note  Not available for this PSP
Evidence

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP). Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases in Primary Care. June 2014

Health Research Classification System category  Oral and gastrointestinal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples  
Original questions focused on the most effective way to prevent gum disease and optimise the health of the population. Interventions included the use of mouthrinses, scale and polish, changes in snacking/diet, changes in workforce.
Submitted by  2 x patients, carers or members of public, 10 x health professionals, 1 x other
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0079
PSP name Oral and Dental Health
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 38  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 12 December 2018