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Showing 1 to 14 of 14 results for tooth decay

  1. HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) (TA92)

    Evidence-based recommendations on using an ozone-releasing device (HealOzone) in people with tooth decay.

  2. Oral health promotion: general dental practice (NG30)

    This guideline covers how general dental practice teams can convey advice about oral hygiene and the use of fluoride. It also covers diet, smoking, smokeless tobacco and alcohol intake.

  3. Oral health: local authorities and partners (PH55)

    This guideline covers improving oral health by developing and implementing a strategy that meets the needs of people in the local community. It aims to promote and protect people’s oral health by improving their diet and oral hygiene, and by encouraging them to visit the dentist regularly.

  4. Oral health promotion in the community (QS139)

    This quality standard covers activities undertaken by local authorities and general dental practices to improve oral health. It particularly focuses on people at high risk of poor oral health or who find it difficult to use dental services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  5. Oral health in care homes (QS151)

    This quality standard covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes (with and without nursing provision). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  6. Improving oral health for adults in care homes

    A quick and easy-to-read guide for care home managers about achieving good oral health in care homes.

  7. Oral health for adults in care homes (NG48)

    This guideline covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes. The aim is to maintain and improve their oral health and ensure timely access to dental treatment.

  8. Feeding your baby sessions to deliver oral health messages

    families in order to reduce the number of children suffering from dental decay and requiring extractions under general anaesthetics. To...

  9. Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  10. Designed to Smile - working to improve oral healthcare for children

    focus is on applying fluoride to children's teeth by means of supervised tooth brushing and/or the application of fluoride varnish and...

  11. Healthier food and drink in a hospital setting

    being admitted to hospital is for multiple tooth extractions with 25,812 children aged 5–9 affected with tooth decay every...

  12. Child maltreatment: when to suspect maltreatment in under 18s (CG89)

    This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children and young people aged under 18 years. It aims to raise awareness and help health professionals who are not child protection specialists to identify the features of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and fabricated or induced illness.

  13. Child abuse and neglect (NG76)

    This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.

  14. NICE and health inequalities

    Our health inequalities guidance supports strategies that improve population health as a whole, while offering particular benefit to the most disadvantaged