International oral healthcare guideline repository

Cochrane Oral Health have established a Guideline Repository for all guidelines (proposed and in development) covering issues related to oral health.

The purpose of the repository is to:

  • help identify priority review topics that could inform guideline development; 
  • identify areas of duplication/overlap, where evidence tables could be shared between Guideline Development Groups (GDG);
  • increase stakeholder involvement in the guideline development by widening dissemination of those in process.

The repository will be prospective (no attempt will be made to identify previously published guidelines), although as soon as GDGs are aware that a guideline will be produced it can be added to the repository. GDGs are encouraged to submit brief details of their guidelines to Cochrane Oral Health for uploading to the repository.

The repository will not be restricted to guidelines that aim to include Cochrane Reviews; however, where it is likely that a guideline will cover questions that could be/are covered Cochrane Oral Health reviews, we would hope to establish dialogue with the GDG to determine if it is feasible to complete/update reviews in line with the guideline schedule.

If you are aware of any additional unlisted guidelines currently in development, please notify the repository administrator via email to cochraneoralhealth@manchester.ac.uk

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International oral healthcare guideline repository 

Guideline producer
(Hyperlinked)

Guideline title
(Hyperlinked where available)
[Publication date]

Consultation deadline 
(Expected release date?)

Comments provided by GDG

Guideline contact person

American Dental Association (ADA)

Evidence-based clinical recommendations for topical fluoride for caries prevention
[Published Nov 2013]

n/a

Executive summary

Podcast

tracys@ada.org

American Dental Association (ADA)

Evidence-based clinical recommendations for non-surgical treatment of chronic periodontal disease [Published July 2015]

n/a

Chairside guide

tracys@ada.org

American Dental Association (ADA)

Evidence-based clinical recommendations for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants [Published July 2016]

n/a

Chairside guide

tracys@ada.org

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Oral health promotion: general dental practice. NICE guideline (NG30) [Published December 2015]

Currently under surveillance for need to update

n/a

judith.thornton@nice.org.uk

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Oral health for adult in care homes. NICE guideline (NG48) [Published July 2016]

Currently under surveillance for need to update

n/a

judith.thornton@nice.org.uk

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Dental checks: intervals between oral health reviews. Clinical guideline (CG19) [Published October 2004]

Currently under surveillance for need to update

n/a

judith.thornton@nice.org.uk

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Oral health: local authorities and partners. Public health guideline (PH55) [Published October 2014]

Currently under surveillance for need to update

n/a

judith.thornton@nice.org.uk

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP)

Prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases in primary care [Published June 2014]

n/a

n/a

scottishdental.cep
@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP)Prevention and management of dental caries in children [Published April 2010]To be provided Update of 2010 guidance begunscottishdental.cep
@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Dental interventions to prevent caries in children [Published March 2014]

n/a

n/a

sign@sign.ac.uk