Priority 25 from the Oral and Dental Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Should dental professionals recommend e-cigarettes? (JLA PSP Priority 25)
Overall ranking 25
JLA question ID 0079/25
Explanatory note

Not available for this PSP


There is low-moderate quality evidence to suggest that e-cigarettes may be helpful for some smokers for quitting or reducing smoking. There is insufficient evidence to demonstrate the long-term effects (in terms of smoking cessation or harms), or for which groups of people e-cigarettes may be most useful.

For full details of the evidence checked, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.

Health Research Classification System category Oral and gastrointestinal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples  Not available
Submitted by Not available 
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