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    Oral and Dental Conditions

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on oral and dental conditions and related issues, including temporomandibular disorders, smell and taste disorders, dental infections, and salivary gland disorders. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Screening, Diagnosis, and Prevention
    Mar 15, 2022 Screening and Interventions to Prevent Dental Caries in Children Younger Than 5 Years [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]   FREE
    Mar 15, 2022 Screening and Interventions to Prevent Dental Caries in Children Younger Than Five Years [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   CME
    Mar 15, 2021 Oral and Dental Injury Prevention in Children and Adolescents [Letters to the Editor]   FREE
    Apr 15, 2020 Oral Health Care Is an Important Issue for Military Veterans [Letters to the Editor]
    May 01, 2016 Fluoride Varnish for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Aug 01, 2015 Fluoride: The Family Physician's Role [Editorials]
    Feb 01, 2015 Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Five Years of Age: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Dec 01, 2010 Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    Mar 01, 2010 Common Tongue Conditions in Primary Care
    Feb 15, 2007 Common Oral Lesions: Part I. Superficial Mucosal Lesions   PtEd
    Feb 15, 2007 Common Oral Lesions: Part II. Masses and Neoplasia
    Apr 01, 2002 Assessing Oral Malignancies   PtEd
    Apr 15, 2022 Common Oral Lesions   CME
    Dec 01, 2018 Dental Problems in Primary Care   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2015 Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders   Alg   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2014 Salivary Gland Disorders   Alg
    Dec 15, 2013 Smell and Taste Disorders in Primary Care   Alg
    Oct 01, 2008 Common Oral Conditions in Older Persons
    Apr 15, 2008 Oral Health During Pregnancy
    Mar 15, 2008 Common Dental Infections in the Primary Care Setting   PtEd
    Dec 01, 2004 A Practical Guide to Infant Oral Health   PtEd
    Feb 01, 2003 Common Dental Emergencies
    Nov 15, 2021 Medical Clearance for Common Dental Procedures   CME   POC
    Nov 01, 2009 Prophylaxis for Invasive Dental Procedures in At-Risk Patients [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Complications and Special Situations
    Jan 01, 2018 Burning on the Tip of the Tongue [Photo Quiz]
    Nov 01, 2014 Mouth Pain with Red Gums [Photo Quiz]
    Apr 01, 2011 Tongue Lesion with Sensation of Fullness in the Mouth [Photo Quiz]
    May 15, 2010 Palatine Lesion in an Older Woman [Photo Quiz]
    Dec 15, 2004 Whitish Papules and Plaques on the Tongue [Photo Quiz]
    Feb 15, 2002 Burning Mouth Syndrome   PtEd
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Mar 15, 2015 Temporomandibular Disorders [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd

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