2016-17 Definitions, Oral Health Policies, and Clinical Practice Guidelines



Oral Health Policies

Child Identification Programs
Dental Home
Dietary Recommendations for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Revised Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Classifications, Consequences, and Preventive Strategies
Revised Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Unique Challenges and Treatment Options
Electronic Cigarettes
Emergency Oral Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Ethical Responsibilities in the Oral Health Care Management for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Hospital Staff Membership
Hospitalization and Operating Room Access for Oral Care of Infants, Children, Adolescents and Persons with Special Health Care Needs
Infection Control
Interim Therapeutic Restorations (ITR)
Intraoral and Perioral Piercing and Oral Jewelry/Accessories
Mandatory School-entrance Oral Health Examinations
Medically Necessary Care
Minimizing Occupational Health Hazards Associated with Nitrous Oxide
Model Dental Benefits for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
New Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Revised Oral Health Care Programs for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Revised Oral Health in Child Care Centers
Patient Safety
Patient's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
Pediatric Pain Management
Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries
Role of Dental Prophylaxis in Pediatric Dentistry
Role of Pediatric Dentists as Both Primary and Specialty Care Providers
School Absences for Dental Appointments
Second Opinion for Pediatric Oral Health Care
Stem Cells
New Substance Abuse in Adolescent Patients
Third-party Fee Capping of Non-Covered Services
Third-party Payor Audits, Abuse, and Fraud
Revised Third-party Reimbursement for Oral Health Care Services Related to Congenital Orofacial Anomalies
Revised Third-party Reimbursement of Fees Related to Dental Sealants
Revised Third-party Reimbursement of Medical Fees Related to Sedation/General Anesthesia for Delivery of Oral Health Services
Tobacco Use
Revised Transitioning from a Pediatric-centered to an Adult-centered Dental Home for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Use of Deep Sedation and General Anesthesia in the Pediatric Dental Office
Use of Dental Bleaching for Child and Adolescent Patients
Use of Fluoride
Use of Lasers for Pediatric Dental Patients
Use of Xylitol
Vending Machines in Schools
Workforce Issues and Delivery of Oral Health Care Services in a Dental Home

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Acquired Temporomandibular Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Adolescent Oral Health Care
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Dental Patients at Risk for Infection
Behavior Guidance for the Pediatric Dental Patient
Caries-risk Assessment and Management for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Dental Management of Heritable Dental Developmental Anomalies
Dental Management of Pediatric Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and/or Radiation Therapy
New Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Pit-and-Fissure Sealants
Fluoride Therapy
Informed Consent
Management Considerations for Pediatric Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology
Revised Management of Dental Patients with Special Health Care Needs
Management of the Developing Dentition and Occlusion in Pediatric Dentistry
Revised Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients During and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016
Reaffirmed Oral and Dental Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect
Revised Oral Health Care for the Pregnant Adolescent
Revised Perinatal Oral Health Care
Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Protective Stabilization for Pediatric Dental Patients
Pulp Therapy for Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth
Revised Restorative Dentistry
Use of Anesthesia Personnel in the Administration of Office-based Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia to the Pediatric Dental Patient
Use of Antibiotic Therapy for Pediatric Dental Patients
Use of Local Anesthesia for Pediatric Dental Patients
Use of Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Dental Patients


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