New Dental Guideline from SIGN

SIGN ( Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network ) have recently released an updated dental guideline; Guideline 138: Dental Interventions to prevent caries in children. The guidelines replaces SIGN guideline 47 on preventing dental caries in children at high caries risk and SIGN guideline 83 on prevention and management of dental decay in the pre-school child. The guideline provides recommendations on the prevention of caries in children aged 0-18 years.

The full guideline and quick reference guide can be downloaded from the SIGN website

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