Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
|Guidance||Oral health promotion: general dental practice|
|Date issued||December 2015|
Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
Oral health promotion advice:- For groups at high risk of poor oral health, how effective and cost effective is it to extend an existing appointment by a few minutes, or to offer separate sessions on oral health advice?
Reducing use of emergency dental care:- What interventions are effective and cost effective at encouraging people who usually only go to emergency dental services to use general dental services regularly, in a bid to improve their oral health?
Behaviour change methods and resources:- What behaviour change methods and resources (such as phone apps, leaflets and messaging) help dental teams to provide people with support to improve their oral health?
Encouraging people to change their oral health behaviour:- What triggers and other factors encourage groups at high risk of poor oral health to change their behaviours in response to oral health messages?
Motivating dental practice teams to take a preventive approach:- What would motivate dental practice teams to take a preventive approach to oral health – especially with high risk groups – and how does this fit into the dental practice business model?