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New SDCEP Dental Companion app launched

13th August 2019

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) has launched its second app, the SDCEP Dental Companion. This app joins the popular SDCEP Dental Prescribing app as a handy way of accessing SDCEP’s evidence-based dental clinical guidance on your mobile device to Read More

New SDCEP guidance launched

5th April 2017

New dental clinical guidance Oral Health Management of Patients at Risk of Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw was launched this week. The guidance provides recommendations, advice and information to help Read More

NICE Accreditation

13th April 2016

NICE has accredited the process used by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme to produce Dental Clinical Guidance. Accreditation is valid for 5 years from 15 March 2016 and is Read More

Drug Prescribing For Dentistry 3rd Edition

18th March 2016

A third edition of the popular Drug Prescribing For Dentistry  guidance was launched this week. The guidance brings together advice on dental prescribing from the BNF and BNFC and presents it in a problem-orientated Read More

Decontamination Into Practice guidance series

16th March 2016

SDCEP recently completed a periodic review of the Decontamination Into Practice guidance. No substantive changes to legislation, regulations or generic national guidance on which the current SDCEP guidance is based Read More

New SDCEP guidance launched

15th September 2015

New dental clinical guidance Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs was launched this week. The guidance includes recommendations and advice to inform bleeding risk assessment and decision Read More

New SDCEP website

31st March 2015

The SDCEP website has been updated and is now hosted on a more responsive design to provide an optimal viewing performance on multiple platforms including desktops PCs, tablets and mobile phones. Read More

Decontamination into Practice guidance series

31st March 2015

The updated Decontamination Into Practice guidance series, the final part of which was published in October 2014, now comprises: Introduction – newly updated to reflect the progress that has been made in recent years. Read More