Caries prevention in children: The RECUR trial

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This multi-centre RCTs of a single dental nurse delivered ‘talking’ intervention informed by motivational interviewing approaches was successful in reducing new caries experience in a group of high risk children at 2 years.

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Evidence for the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of dental auxiliaries in improving oral health outcomes limited

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Access to oral health care is difficult in many parts of the world.  One way of improving this is by delegating tasks traditionally undertaken by dentists to other members of the dental team.  The question addressed by this review by Wright et al was: – In populations where non-dentists conduct diagnostic, treatment planning, and/or irreversible/surgical [read the full story…]