Professional Practice Standards

I - The Facility Operations Standard (ACFD Competency #1 & #5)
  1. i. Practice of Dentistry, Clinic Facilities Standard (Revised: February 25, 2022)   NDEB KSA Group A
  2. ii. Facility / Clinic Registration(Formerly: Facility Permit)NDEB KSA 14.1
  3. iii. Advertising Standard (Approved: January 10, 2020)   NDEB KSA 14.1

    Resources

    1. Social Media Guideline (Updated: April 2022)
  4. iv. Workplace, Waste Management and Environmental Standard    NDEB KSA 14.3
  5. v. Radiation and Imaging Standard (Approved: November 27, 2017)    NDEB KSA 4.1
  6. vi. Infection Prevention and Control Standard (Approved: September, 2022)    NDEB KSA 2.1.4

II - The Professionalism and Ethics Standard (ACFD Competency #2)    NDEB KSA 14

                i. Code of Ethics Standard  (Approved: April 2022)

  1. ii. Good Character or Suitability Standard (Updated: April 2022)
  2. iii. Fitness to Practice (Approved: September 17, 2016)
  3. iv. Conflict of Interest (Draft)
  4. v. Continuing Education Policy (Updated: January 6, 2022)
  5. vi. Reporting: Incompetence; Misconduct; Critical Incident; Convictions; Civil Cases (Under Development)

III - The Communications and Information Management Standard (ACFD Competency #3 & #4)    NDEB KSA Group C
  1. i. Informed Consent Process Standard (Approved: November 10, 2017)
  2. ii. Patient Records (Under Development)
  3. iii. Consultation / Referral (Under Development)
  4. iv. Billing and Fees (Under Development)
  5. vi. Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

IV - Best Practices: Standards and Statements
  1. i. Prescribing and Dispensing (Under Development)    NDEB KSA 2.2.6

    Resources

    1. General Guidelines (Under Development)
    2. Medical Cannabis (Draft)
    3. Smoking Cessation (Draft)
    4. Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores) (Under Development)
    5. Neuromodulators, Botox and Other Injectables Standard (Revised: November 29, 2017)
    6. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) (Health Canada)
    7. I.V. Vitamin C Infusion (Under Development)
    8. Prolozone (Under Development)
    9. Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP)
  2. ii. Sedation and General Anesthesia Standard (Proposed: October 2021)    NDEB KSA 2.2.6
  3. iii. Medical Emergencies (Under Development)    NDEB KSA 2.1.3
  4. iv. Temporo-Mandibular Dysfunction (TMD)    NDEB KSA 2.1.1, .2
  5. v. Snoring and Sleep Apnea Guideline (Approved: April 2022)    NDEB KSA 2.1.1, .2

  6. vi. CDA Position Statements 
  7. vii. Latex Allergy (Draft)    NDEB KSA 2.1.3
  8. viii. Child Abuse NDEB KSA 14.4
  9. ix. Policy on Service Animals NDEB KSA 14.1
  10. x. Policy on Support Animals NDEB KSA 14.1
  11. xi. CDSS Long Term Care Resident Guidelines(Approved: January 2023)
  12. xii. CDSS Policy – Tooth Whitening, Grills (Approved: November 2009)    NDEB KSA 12.1
  13.   xiii. CDSS Dental Implant Treatment Statement (July 2018)    NDEB KSA 7.1, 10.1  
  14. xiv. Cavitation (Under Development)    NDEB KSA 12.1