Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP)

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The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) is an initiative of the National Dental Advisory Committee (NDAC) in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES). SDCEP is funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorates and contributes to NES’s role in implementing the Scottish Government’s Dental Action Plan.

SDCEP have produced a number of evidence-based guidance documents since they were established. This includes

  • Conscious Sedation
  • Decontamination – Cleaning of Dental Instruments
  • Decontamination – Sterilization of Dental Instruments
  • Dental Caries in Children
  • Drug Prescribing (Second Edition)
  • Emergency Dental Care
  • Management of Acute Dental Problems
  • Oral Health Assessment and Review
  • Oral Health Management of Patients Prescribed
  • Bisphosphonates
  • Practice Support Manual (10 topics)
  • Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases in Primary Care

Go to  SDCEP website for further information

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