Physician prescribed medications to children for oral health issues
Project ID: 2023-013/2024 0950 160 000
Project Title: Physician prescribed medications to children for oral health issues
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Toronto Public Health
ICES Scientists: Mina Tadrous, Lesley Plumptre
Summary: Oral surgery is the most common day surgery for children <6. Generally, these surgeries involve some medication after surgery. Previously it has been hard to attribute medications to oral health issues. Our AHRQ is to understand the costs to the health care system with earlier preventative dental care supports our Dental & Oral Health program planning.
Status: in progress