The Office of the Chief Dental Officer England has shared with us the following clinical standards:
The Office of The Chief Dental Officer is pleased to announce the publication of the revised Paediatric Dentistry.
The document details the clinical standards for paediatric dental treatment in primary, community and specialist care settings.
The document defines the NHS England minimum clinical standards and dental care pathway for children and young people (CYP) that all providers of paediatric dental services must adhere to.
Clinical standard for Oral Medicine
The Office of The Chief Dental Officer is pleased to announce the publication of the revised Clinical Standard for Oral Medicine. The document is intended as a guide for the specialist in Oral Medicine services.
Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry concerned with the care of children and adults with a diagnosis of chronic, and recurrent medically related disorders of the mouth, face and jaws. The specialty of Oral Medicine involves diagnosis and non-surgical management of those patients.
Oral Surgery Clinical Standard
The Office of The Chief Dental Officer is pleased to announce the publication of the revised Oral Surgery Clinical standard. The standard sets out a framework for local work and is primarily designed to support NHS England commissioning teams to work with the dental professionals locally and with the Managed Clinical Networks (MCNs).
Clinical standards for dental specialties - Orthodontics
This standard has been produced to promote consistent delivery and quality of specialist orthodontic care provision to patients in England to ensure that resources invested by the NHS in specialist care is used in the most effective way, provide the best possible quality and quantity of care for patients, and meet need rather than serve demand.