FDCi Member Care

Clinical Practice Protocols

The following clinical practice guidelines have been reviewed and approved for implementation by the Quality Improvement Committee:

1. Guidelines from the American Heart Association, Prevention of Infective Endocarditis, https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/circulationaha.106.183095

2. Prevention of Orthopedic Implant Infection in Patients Undergoing Dental Procedures: Evidence-Based Guideline and Evidence Report, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23457068

3. Dental Treatment of Patients with Joints Replacement: A Position Paper from the American Academy of Oral Medicine, https://jada.ada.org/article/S0002-8177(14)64743-7/fulltext

4. Dental Radiographic Examinations: ‘Recommendations for Patient Selection and limiting Radiation Exposure’, American Dental Association & Food and Drug Administration, https://www.ada.org/~/media/ADA/Member%20Center/FIles/Dental_Radiographic_Examinations_2012.ashx

5. Oral Health During Pregnancy: ‘A National Consensus Statement’, National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, https://www.mchoralhealth.org/materials/consensus_statement.php

6. American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, ‘Clinical Practice Guidelines’, https://ebd.ada.org/en/evidence/guidelines

7. Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, ‘Oral Health Policies & Recommendations’ (Reference Manual), https://www.aapd.org/research/oral-health-policies–recommendations/

8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tobacco Cessation, Best Practices, https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/cessation/index.htm

9. Oregon Health Authority, October 2018, ‘Oregon Acute Opiate Prescribing Guidelines’, https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/PREVENTIONWELLNESS/SUBSTANCEUSE/OPIOIDS/Documents/Acute-Prescribing-Guidelines.pdf https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/PREVENTIONWELLNESS/SUBSTANCEUSE/OPIOIDS/Documents/oregon-recommended-opioid-guidelines-dentists.pdf