The AAP and National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH) have collaborated to create a formal Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool piloted through the Quality Improvement Innovation Network (QuINN)
An Oral Health Risk Assessment tool should document the following components:
Over 80% of practices found the AAP Risk Assessment tool easy to implement. Clinicians did not need to significantly alter current practice to incorporate risk assessment.
Unpublished data. 2009. Brightening Oral Health: Teaching and Implementing Oral Health Risk Assessments in Pediatric Care project. Brightening Oral Health Workgroup and Quality Improvement Innovation Networks, American Academy of Pediatrics.