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In Development

Nurse with x-rayGuidance on the following topics is currently in development or in the process of updating

Caries in Children Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children
This guidance is currently being updated. The twelve week consultation on this update is now closed.
Dental Amalgam Phase-down of Dental Amalgam Use – Implementation Advice for Article 10(2) of Regulation (EU) 2017/852 on Mercury
The consultation on the draft advice is now closed.
Drug Prescribing Drug Prescribing For Dentistry
The Programme Development Team monitors each new edition of the BNF and BNFC and provides relevant updates to the guidance and to the Dental Prescribing app.
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Following the 2016 amendment to NICE’s Clinical Guideline 64, SDCEP is working with relevant stakeholders to develop advice on the use of antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis in dentistry.
Practice Management Practice Support Manual
The PSM is updated periodically as new information becomes available.

Proposals for Guidance Development

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