Guidelines in Dentistry

Here are a list of guidelines for various clinical situations.

This page has a range of dental guidelines listed for various clinical scenarios. There are of course hundreds of guidelines and this page is continuously updated with new guidelines. If there are guidelines you feel should be added here, then please get in touch via the contact page.

General Dental Guidelines



Oral Medicine

Oral Surgery

Orthodontics/Paediatric Dentistry


Special Care Dentistry


Dental Trauma

GDC = General Dental Council

RCS = Royal College of Surgeons

BSP = British Society of Periodontology

FGDP = Faculty of General Dental Practice

SDCEP = Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Program

NICE = National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence

BSDOH = British Society for Disability and Oral Health

IADT = International Association of Dental Trauma

BISOM = The British and Irish Society for Oral Medicine