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Oral Health-Related Quality of Life Measures as Risk Assessment Tools in Children: Diagnostic Accuracy, Clinical Utility, and Guidelines

Last updated: August 4, 2020
Project Number: RB1509-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of oral health-related quality of life measures as a risk assessment tool to detect oral health outcomes in children aged 3 to 17 years?
  2. What is the clinical utility of using oral health-related quality of life measures as a risk assessment tool to detect oral health outcomes in children aged 3 to 17 years?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of oral health-related quality of life measures to assess oral health risks in children aged 3 to 17 years?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the diagnostic accuracy or clinical utility of oral health-related quality of life measures as a risk assessment tool to detect oral health outcomes in children aged 3 to 17 years. Additionally, no evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of oral health-related quality of measures to assess oral health risks in children aged 3 to 17 years.