2017-18 Definitions, Oral Health Policies, and Recommendations


Introduction

Revised Overview
Revised Research Agenda
Revised Strategic Plan


Definitions


Oral Health Policies

Revised Acute Pediatric Dental Pain Management
Revised Child Identification Programs
Dental Home
Revised Dietary Recommendations for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Classifications, Consequences, and Preventive Strategies
Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Unique Challenges and Treatment Options
Electronic Cigarettes
Revised Emergency Oral Care for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
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 Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
New Human Papilloma Virus Vaccinations
Infection Control
Revised Interim Therapeutic Restorations (ITR)
Intraoral and Perioral Piercing and Oral Jewelry/Accessories
Revised Mandatory School-entrance Oral Health Examinations
Medically Necessary Care
Minimizing Occupational Health Hazards Associated with Nitrous Oxide
Revised Model Dental Benefits for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Oral Health Care Programs for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Oral Health in Child Care Centers
Patient Safety
Patient's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries
Revised 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
Revised Snacks and Beverages Sold in Schools
New Social Determinanats of Children's Oral Health and Health Disparities
Substance Abuse in Adolescent Patients
Revised Third-party Fee Capping of Non-Covered Services
Third-party Payor Audits, Abuse, and Fraud
New Third-party Reimbursement for Management of Patients with Special Health Care Needs
Third-party Reimbursement for Oral Health Care Services Related to Congenital and Acquired Orofacial Anomalies
Third-party Reimbursement of Fees Related to Dental Sealants
Third-party Reimbursement of Medical Fees Related to Sedation/General Anesthesia for Delivery of Oral Health Services
Tobacco Use
Transitioning from a Pediatric-centered to an Adult-centered Dental Home for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Use of Dental Bleaching for Child and Adolescent Patients
Use of Fluoride
Revised Use of Lasers for Pediatric Dental Patients
New Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride for Pediatric Dental Patients
Use of Xylitol
Revised Using Harvested Dental Stem Cells
Workforce Issues and Delivery of Oral Health Care Services in a Dental Home


Recommendations

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Best Practices

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
Chart
Dental Management of Heritable Dental Developmental Anomalies
Dental Management of Pediatric Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and/or Radiation Therapy
Fluoride Therapy
Informed Consent
Management Considerations for Pediatric Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology
Management of Dental Patients with Special Health Care Needs
Management of the Developing Dentition and Occlusion in Pediatric Dentistry
Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients Before, During, and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016
Revised Oral and Dental Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect
Oral Health Care for the Pregnant Adolescent
Pediatric Restorative Dentistry
Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Care
Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Revised Prescribing Dental Radiographs for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Revised Protective Stabilization for Pediatric Dental Patients
Pulp Therapy for Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth
Revised Record-keeping
Revised Use of Anesthesia Providers 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


Endorsements


Resources