Reminder: These documents do not constitute an official AAPD oral health policy or clinical guideline until approved by the General Assembly. Circulation is limited to AAPD members.

Revised or Reaffirmed Definitions, Oral Health Policies, and Clinical Recommendations

a.   Definition of Dental Home

b.   Policy on Minimizing Occupational Health Hazards Associated with Nitrous Oxide

c.   Policy on Patient Safety

d.  Policy on the Role of Pediatric Dentists as Both Primary and Specialty Care Providers

e.   Policy on the Use of Fluoride

f.    Policy on Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Inuries

g.  Policy on the Dental Home

h.   Best Practices on Periodicity of Examination, Preventive Dental Services, Anticipatory Guidance/Counseling, and Oral Treatment for Infants, Children and Adolescents

j.    Best Practices on Dental Management of Pediatric Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Therapy and/or Radiation Therapy

k.   Best Practices on Fluoride Therapy

l.    Best Practices on Use of Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Dental Patients

m. Best Practices on Use of Anesthesia Providers in the Administration of Office-based Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia to the Pediatric Dental Patient (revision limited to Personnel section)

  

Recommended Deletion of Current Definitions, Oral Health Policies, and Clinical Recommendations

a.  Best Practices on Dental Management of Heritable Dental Developmental Anomalies

  

New Definitions, Oral Health Policies, and Clinical Recommendations

a.  Best Practices for Pain Management in Infants, Children, Adolescents and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs

b.  Policy for Selecting Anesthesia Providers for the Delivery of Office-Based General Anesthesia

 

 
 
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