Introduction


Definitions


Oral Health Policies

Medically Necessary Care
Social Determinants of Children's Oral Health and Health Disparities
Oral Health Care Programs for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Revised Dental Home
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, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Role of Dental Prophylaxis in Pediatric Dentistry
Revised Use of Fluoride
Revised Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride for Pediatric Dental Patients
Use of Xylitol
Interim Therapeutic Restorations (ITR)
Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Classifications, Consequences, and Preventive Strategies
Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Unique Challenges and Treatment Options
Dietary Recommendations for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Snacks and Beverages Sold in Schools
Tobacco Use
Electronic Cigarettes
Substance Abuse in Adolescent Patients
Human Papilloma Virus Vaccinations
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
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Acute Pediatric Dental Pain Management
Revised Minimizing Occupational Health Hazards Associated with Nitrous Oxide
Hospitalization and Operating Room Access for Oral Care of Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals 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 for Management of Patients 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 and Acquired Orofacial Anomalies
Third-party Reimbursement of Fees Related to Dental Sealants
Third-party Fee Capping of Non-Covered Services
Third-party Payor Audits, Abuse, and Fraud
Revised 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
Revised Patient Safety
New Selecting Anesthesia Providers for the Delivery of Office-based Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia
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
Using Harvested Dental Stem Cells
Infection Control


Recommendations

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Best Practices

Revised Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Chart on Recommendations for Pediatric Oral Health Assessment, Preventive Services, and Anticipatory Guidance/Counseling
Caries-risk Assessment and Management for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Prescribing Dental Radiographs for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Perinatal and 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
Behavior Guidance for the Pediatric Dental Patient
Protective Stabilization for Pediatric Dental Patients
Use of Local Anesthesia for Pediatric Dental Patients
Revised Use of Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Dental Patients
Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients Before, During, and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016
Revised Use of Anesthesia Providers in the Administration of Office-based Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia to the Pediatric Dental Patient
New Pain Management in Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Pediatric Restorative Dentistry
Pulp Therapy for Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth
Management of the Developing Dentition and Occlusion in Pediatric Dentistry
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
Revised Dental Management of Pediatric Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and/or Radiation Therapy
Record-keeping
Informed Consent


Endorsements


Resources

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