State Update

June 2013 Reports of Interest

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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a draft statement recommending that primary care clinicians prescribe oral fluoride supplementation starting at 6 months of age for children whose water supply is deficient in fluoride, and apply fluoride varnish to the primary teeth of infants and children starting at the age of primary tooth eruption.

May 2013 Reports of Interest

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The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors and the Medicaid – Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) State Dental Association developed a tip sheet that provides examples of successful State Oral Health Program and State Medicaid-CHIP Oral Health Program collaboration.