Oral Health Policies

Medically Necessary Care
Revised Oral Health Care Programs for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Dental Home
Workforce Issues and Delivery of Oral Health Care Services in a Dental Home
Child Identification Programs
Revised 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
Use of Fluoride
Use of Xylitol
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
Electronic Cigarettes
New Substance Abuse in Adolescent Patients
Intraoral and Perioral Piercing and Oral Jewelry/Accessories
Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries
Use of Dental Bleaching for Child and Adolescent Patients
Use of Lasers for Pediatric Dental Patients
New Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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 Oral 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
Revised Third-party Reimbursement of Medical Fees Related to Sedation/General Anesthesia for Delivery of Oral Health Services
Revised Third-party Reimbursement for Oral Health Care Services Related to Congenital Orofacial Anomalies
Revised Third-party Reimbursement of Fees Related to Dental Sealants
Third-party Fee Capping of Non-Covered Services
Third-party Payor Audits, Abuse, and Fraud
Role of Pediatric Dentists as Both Primary and Specialty Care Providers
Revised Transitioning from a Pediatric-centered to an Adult-centered Dental Home for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Patient Safety
Ethical Responsibilities in the Oral Health Care Management for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Second Opinion for Pediatric Oral Health Care
Patient's Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
Stem Cells
Infection Control

Clinical Practice Guidelines

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


Resource Section

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