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Dental health screening program report 2013-2014
Since 1993, The Saskatchewan Health Dental Health Education Program mandated a dental screening component for every Health Region to be repeated at 5 year intervals. The Dental Health Screening 2013-2014 is the fifth dental screening program in this regard and marks the two decades of dental surveillance and screening in Saskatoon Health Region. The purpose of this series of dental screenings is to monitor oral health of children, evaluate the preventive programs and policies and to recommend future actions for the betterment of oral health of children and communities in the region. The Dental Health Screening 2013-2014 report emphasizes the prime oral health issues related to age 6/Grade 1 and age 12/Grade 7 students.