Proper hand hygiene is the most important step dental practices can take in the name of infection control and prevention. For Global Handwashing Day, we examine the history, challenges and best practices for hand hygiene in the dental setting.
Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) are required for all hazardous chemicals used in a dental practice or research facility. However, an SDS is only an effective tool if it can be readily accessed.
As a profession, dentistry includes repetitive reaching, twisting and turning that can lead to chronic back and neck pain. However, a good set of core equipment will enable and encourage comfortable patient positioning and provide excellent access to the patient’s oral cavity. Learn about the ergonomics of dental stools and patient chairs from A-dec.
Although COVID-19 still poses threats, much of what dental practices put in place during the early days of the pandemic continue to demonstrate important lessons about infection control and prevention, issues that have become paramount and will continue to be critical moving forward.
Keeping your practice and patient information safe requires layers of protection and ongoing vigilance. Here are several steps dental practices should take to protect their business from cyberattacks, plus common misconceptions debunked.
Proper instrument processing not only extends the lifespan of your valuable investments but also helps ensure the safety of your patients and staff.
A team commitment to infection prevention ensures the health, safety and satisfaction of your patients and staff while protecting your practice from costly repercussions.