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Oral Health Promotion-general dental practice NICE guidelines [NG30]

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This guideline covers how general dental practice teams can convey advice about oral hygiene and the use of fluoride. It also covers diet, smoking, smokeless tobacco and alcohol intake. The recommendations cover: oral health advice given by dentists and dental care professionals how dentists and dental care professionals can adopt a patient-centred approach Go to…

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Dental Recall (CG 19)

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The NICE dental recall clinical guideline helps clinicians assign recall intervals between oral health reviews that are appropriate to the needs of individual patients. Formats: Guideline landing page Web format Quick reference guide (PDF) NICE Guideline (PDF) Full Guideline The recommendations apply to patients of all ages (both dentate and edentulous) receiving primary care from…

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NICE- The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. NICE guidance is only officially for England only but some products and services are provided to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: NICE

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This  NICE Guidance on:-  Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: Antimicrobial prophylaxis against infective endocarditis in adults and children undergoing interventional procedures Covers patients who are at risk of infective endocarditis, specifically:- adults and children with certain problems affecting the structure of the heart (such as a replacement heart valve or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) adults and children who…

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Service guidance on improving outcomes in head and neck cancers

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The guidance recommends which healthcare professionals should be involved in treatment and care, and the types of hospital or cancer centre that are best suited to provide that healthcare. The key recommendations are: Cancer networks should decide which hospitals will diagnose, treat and care for patients Multidisciplinary teams should be responsible for every patient Clear…

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Management of Unerupted and Impacted Third Molar Teeth – SIGN 43

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Third molars generally erupt between the ages of 18 and 24 years, although there is wide variation in eruption dates. One or more third molars are absent in approximately 25% of adults but they may still be present in the elderly, otherwise edentulous, patient. The prevalence of unerupted third molars varies widely and is influenced…

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Guidance on the Extraction of Wisdom Teeth

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NICE has recommended that: Impacted wisdom teeth that are free from disease (healthy) should not be operated on. There are two reasons for this: There is no reliable research to suggest that this practice benefits patients Patients who do have healthy wisdom teeth removed are being exposed to the risks of surgery. These can include,…

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