2016-2017 Policies and Guidelines

Introduction

Overview
Mission Statement
Core Values
Strategic Plan
Research Agenda -REAFFIRMED

Definitions

Dental Home
Dental Neglect -REAFFIRMED
Dental Disability
Medically-Necessary Care
Special Health Care Needs -REVISED

Oral Health Policies


Medically-Necessary Care
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 -REVISED
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)
Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Classifications, Consequences and Preventive Strategies -REVISED
Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Unique Challenges and Treatment Options -REVISED
Dietary Recommendations for Infants, Children and Adolescents
Vending Machines in Schools
Tobacco Use
Electronic Cigarettes
Substance Abuse in Adolescent Patients -NEW
Intraoral/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 -NEW
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 Care Needs
Third-party Reimbursement of Medical Fees Related to Sedation/General Anesthesia for Delivery of Oral Health Care Services -REVISED
Third-party Reimbursement of Oral Health Services Related to Congenital Orofacial Anomalies -REVISED
Third-party Reimbursement of Fees Related to Dental Sealants -REVISED
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
Transitioning from a Pediatric-centered to an Adult-centered dental Home for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs  -REVISED
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/Counselling, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Caries-risk Assessment and Management for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Care -REVISED
Adolescent Oral Health Care
Oral Health Care for the Pregnant Adolescent -REVISED
Management of Dental Patients with Special Health Care Needs -REVISED
Oral and Dental Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect -REAFFIRMED
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 Dental Patients
Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients Before, During and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016
 -REVISED
Use of Anesthesia Personnel in the Administration of Office-based Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia to the Pediatric Dental Patient
Restorative Dentistry -REVISED
Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Pit-and-Fissure Sealants -NEW
Pulp Therapy for Primary and Immature Permanent Teeth
Management of the Developing Detention and Occlussion 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
Record-keeping
Informed Consent

Endorsements

Guideline on Prescribing Dental Radiographs for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Persons with Special Health Care Needs

Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries: 1. Fracture and Luxations of the Permanent Teeth
Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries: 2. Avulsion of Permanent Teeth
Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries: 3. Injuries in the Primary Detention
Policy on Management of Patients with Cleft Lip/Palate and Other Craniofacial Anomalies
Periodontal Diseases of Children and Adolescents
Guideline for 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 USDA Food Patterns
Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule -REVISED
Speech and Language Milestones
Pediatric Medical History
Assessment of Acute Traumatic Injuries
Decision Trees for Management of an Avulsed Permanent Tooth
Preparing for Your Child's Sedations Visit
Sedation Record
Post-operative Instructions for Extractions/Oral Surgery
Record Transfer
Release for School Absences
Common Laboratory Values
Useful Medications for Oral Conditions
Management of Medical Emergencies
Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -REVISED
Delineation of Privileges