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AN OVERVIEW OF INFECTION PREVENTION IN THE DENTAL OFFICE

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Dr. Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA

 Infection prevention is a key activity in the dental office essential to prevent the transmission of microorganisms and disease among patients and dental healthcare personnel. It must be...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

Protocols for REPROCESSING HANDPIECES & ATTACHMENTS: Connecting the Steps

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Dr. Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA

Reprocessing of handpieces and attachments is one of the cornerstones of infection prevention, and essential for the delivery of safe dental care. Thorough reprocessing of handpieces and attachments...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

Infection Prevention and Ergonomics

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Emily Boge, MPA, RDH, CDA

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), infection prevention and risk management programs in medical settings have succeeded in dramatically reducing the...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

SALIVA CONTAMINATION: Achieving Isolation to Avoid its Adverse Effects

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Christopher Canizares DMD

Despite its importance for dental health and normal digestive function, saliva can have an adverse effect on restorative materials and dental procedures. To prevent a negative outcome, care must be...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

Reprocessing and Maintenance of Handpieces and Attachments: Following the Recommendations

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Dr. Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA

Instrument reprocessing of handpieces and attachments is an essential component of infection control and is based on the CDC guidelines. It is also essential that the manufacturer’s instructions...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

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