Category: Guidance

Filters
Reset
Displaying results 21-40 of 44 results found.

Prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases in primary care

Periodontal image

Guidance on the Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases in Primary Care was first published in June 2014. The guidance aims to support the dental team in improving and maintaining the periodontal health of their patients. It provides clear and consistent practical evidence-based advice for the delivery of preventive care, including strategies to improve the…

Read more

Management of acute dental problems

SDCEP logo

This guidance from SDCEP is intended for use by staff in any healthcare setting who may be asked to advise or manage patients with acute dental problems. This includes non-dental professionals, such as general medical practice, emergency department and pharmacy staff, as well as members of the dental team. The full guidance and support materials…

Read more

Dental Recall (CG 19)

NICE logo

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…

Read more

Oral health management of patients prescribed bisphosphonates

Cover of the guidance

This guidance provides clear and practical advice for dentists in primary care on how to provide care for patients prescribed bisphosphonates.  The guidance is also of relevance to prescribers and dispensers of bisphosphonates and to patients. The full guidance and support materials can be downloaded from the SDCEP website.

Read more

Oral health assessment and review

SDCEP logo

This guidance document aims to facilitate the move from a restorative approach to patient care to a preventive and long-term approach that is risk-based and meets the specific needs of individual patients. It also aims to encourage the involvement of patients in managing their own oral health. A  ‘ Guidance in Brief ‘ document incorporates…

Read more

Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children

Cover of the guidance

“Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children” is designed to assist and support Primary Care practitioners and their teams in improving and maintaining the oral health of their child patients from birth up to the age of 16. Based on information distilled from a range of sources, the guidance provides advice on: the assessment…

Read more

Practice support manual

PSM hands

The practice support manual has been developed to support the organization, management and running of primary care dental practices. It aims to help dental teams keep up to date with legislation and professional regulations, prepare successfully for practice inspection and carry out best practice. The ‘ Practice Support Manual’ (PSM) has been launched as a…

Read more

Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: NICE

NICE logo

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…

Read more

Disposal of dental service waste

NHS Scotland Logo

This document  provides summary guidance of procedures and arrangements for disposal of dental service waste Dental services in NHS Boards, where applicable, can now use the healthcare (clinical) waste service provided by the NHS Board for the uplift and disposal of all the dental healthcare wastes arising. Download document Additional Information on waste management can…

Read more

Diagnosis and management of head and neck cancer – SIGN 90

SIGN logo

The guideline follows the patient’s journey of care from prevention and awareness through  treatment to follow up and rehabilitation, making generic recommendations which hold for all  head and neck cancers. The treatment sections focus specifically on cancers of the larynx, oral cavity, oropharynx and hypopharynx, as these are the tumour sites with the highest incidences.…

Read more