2014-15 Definitions, Oral Health Policies, and Clinical Guidelines


  Vision Statement/Mission Statement
  Core Values
 Revised Strategic Plan
 Revised AAPD Research Agenda
  Dental Home
  Dental Neglect
  Dental Disability
 Reaffirmed Medically Necessary Care
  Special Health Care Needs
Oral Health Policies
 Revised Medically Necessary Care
  Oral Health Care Programs for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
 Revised Workforce Issues and Delivery of Oral Health Care Services in a Dental Home
  Child Identification Programs
  Oral Health in Child Care Centers
  Mandatory School-entrance Oral Health Examinations
  School Absences for Dental Appointments
  Emergency Oral Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
  Role of Dental Prophylaxis in Pediatric Dentistry
Revised Use of Fluoride
  Use of Xylitol in Caries Prevention
  Interim Therapeutic Restorations (ITR)
 Revised Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Classifications, Consequences, and Preventive Strategies
 Revised Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Unique Challenges and Treatment Options
  Dietary Recommendations for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
  Vending Machines in Schools
  Tobacco Use
  Intraoral and Perioral Piercing and Oral Jewelry/Accessories
  Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries
Revised Use of Dental Bleaching for Child and Adolescent Patients
  Use of Lasers for Pediatric Dental Patients
  Pediatric Pain Management
  Minimizing Occupational Health Hazards Associated With Nitrous Oxide
  Use of Deep Sedation and General Anesthesia in the Pediatric Dental Office
  Hospitalization and Operating Room Access for Dental Care of Infants, Children, Adolescents and Persons With Special Health Care Needs
  Hospital Staff Membership
  Model Dental Benefits for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
  Third-party Reimbursement of Medical Fees Related to Sedation/General Anesthesia for Delivery of Oral Health Services
  Third-party Reimbursement for Oral Health Care Services Related to Congenital Orofacial Anomalies
  Third-party Reimbursement of Fees Related to Dental Sealants
  Third-party Fee Capping of Non-Covered Services
New Third-party Payer Audits, Abuse, and Fraud
  Role of Pediatric Dentists as Both Primary and Specialty Care Providers
  Transitioning from a Pediatric-centered to an Adult-centered Dental Home for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
  Patient Safety
  Ethical Responsibility to Treat or Refer
  Second Opinion for Pediatric Oral Health Care
 Reaffirmed Patient's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
  Stem Cells
 Revised Infection Control
Clinical Practice Guidelines
  Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents - (Chart)
 Revised Caries-risk Assessment and Management for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
  Perinatal Oral Health Care
 Revised Infant Oral Health Care
  Adolescent Oral Health Care
  Oral Health Care for the Pregnant Adolescent
  Management of Dental Patients With Special Health Care Needs
  Oral and Dental Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect
Revised Fluoride Therapy
  Xylitol Use in Caries Prevention
  Behavior Guidance for the Pediatric Dental Patient
  Protective Stabilization for Pediatric Dental Patients
  Use of Local Anesthesia for Pediatric Dental Patients
  Use of Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Dental Patients
  Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients During and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
  Use of Anesthesia Personnel in the Administration of Office-based Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia to the Pediatric Dental Patient
 Revised Restorative Dentistry
 Revised Pulp Therapy for Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth
 Revised Management of the Developing Dentition and Occlusion in Pediatric Dentistry
  Dental Management of Heritable Dental Developmental Anomalies
  Acquired Temporomandibular Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
 Revised Pediatric Oral Surgery
 Revised Use of Antibiotic Therapy for Pediatric Dental Patients
 Revised Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Patients at Risk for Infection
  Dental Management of Pediatric Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and/or Radiation
 Revised Informed Consent
  Prescribing Dental Radiographs for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Persons With Special Health Care Needs
  Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Injuries: 1. Fractures and Luxations of the Permanent Teeth
  Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Injuries: 2. Avulsion of Permanent Teeth
  Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Injuries: 3. Injuries in the Primary Dentition
  Management of Patients With Cleft Lip/Palate and Other Craniofacial Anomalies
  Periodontal Diseases of Children and Adolescents
  Periodontal Therapy
  Treatment of Plaque-induced Gingivitis, Chronic Periodontitis, and Other Clinical Conditions
Resource Section
  Dental Growth and Development
  Growth Charts
  Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts
  Recommended Food Intake Patterns
  Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules
  Speech and Language Milestones
  Pediatric Medical History
  Assessment of Acute Traumatic Injuries
  Decision Trees for Management of an Avulsed Permanent Tooth
  Post-operative Instructions for Extractions/Oral Surgery
  Preparing for Your Child's Sedation Visit
  Sedation Record
  Record Transfer
  Release for School Absences
  Common Laboratory Values
  Useful Medications for Oral Conditions
  Management of Medical Emergencies
  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  Delineation of Privileges