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Practice Matters

Supervision

Resources on supervision requirements; what those requirements mean for every day practice

General Supervision: The Simple Truth

Background and Resources


 

Infection control practices

DHASNY is working with the NYS program of the One and Only professional and public information campaign to increase information about safe injection practices

Resources from NYS program, CDC including dental procedures


 

Use of xylitol

DHASNY’s House of Delegates, at its October 2010 meeting, approved a resolution advocating for the use of xylitol for its preventive benefits against oral disease.

DHASNY position statement and backgrounder on xylitol

Council on Clinical Affairs of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry - policy on the use of xylitol in caries prevention

 


  

Endorsement of process if care for dental hygienists

In 2012, the DHASNY Board of Directors endorsed the process of care for dental hygienists

DHASNY position and report

 


 

Advocacy for early childhood dental home

DHASNY's House of Delegates, approved a resolution at its November 2012 meeting for establishment of a dental home for children soon after the eruption of the first tooth or by age one,

DHASNY position statement

DHASNY dental home campaign and related resource information

American Academy of Pediatrics statement on dental home

 


 

Right to Practice and Interact as a Profession

In November 2014, the DHASNY House of Delegates approved a resolution on the right to practice as a profession

DHASNY position statement