Practice Guidelines

Managed Dental Care of Oregon (MDCO) is committed to providing effective evidence-based clinical guidelines to support efforts of MDCO contracted providers in delivering appropriate treatment to achieve positive outcomes. MDCO 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 MDCO’s membership comprise the following guidelines:

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

United States Food and Drug Administration

American Association of Pediatric Dentistry

American Dental Association

Covered and Non-Covered Services

Oregon Pain Guidance

American Heart Association