Practice Guidelines

Capitol Dental Care (CDC) is committed to providing effective evidence-based clinical guidelines to support efforts of CDC contracted providers in delivering appropriate treatment to achieve positive outcomes.CDC has established these guidelines based on the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) population it serves in conjunction with reviews of available clinical information.

The standards for the provision of care to CDC’s membership comprise the following guidelines:

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Best Practices

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice

United States Food and Drug Administration

Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs

American Association of Pediatric Dentistry

Definitions, Policies, and Recommendations

Silver Diamine Fluoride

American Dental Association

Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

Oregon Health Authority (OHA)

Dental Services Administrative Rulebook

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Dentists

American Heart Association

Prevention of Infective Endocarditis

Capitol Dental Care

Seclusion and Restraint Policy

Advance Directives Policy