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September 28, 2021 News DentistryInfection controlNews

New CDC Training Resource Outlines Principles of Infection Prevention, Control in Dental Settings

by ADA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Oral Health released a free, online training on safe care in the dental office and the principles of infection prevention and control. Foundations: Building the Safest Dental Visit is a self-paced training

June 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

CDC Guidance for Dental Settings Echoes ADA Guidance

by ADA

The American Dental Association (ADA) welcomes the release of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recently updated Guidance for Dental Settings, noting it is very similar to science-based guidance issued a month ago by the ADA. Both

March 9, 2018 News News

Cluster of Dentists Treated for Chronic, Progressive Lung Disease

by Susan Scutti, CNN

A cluster of cases of a progressive lung disease occurred among dentists and other dental workers treated at one Virginia care center, according to Thursday’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of nine patients,

November 22, 2017 News Oral Health

Spike in Syphilis Cases Keeps Dentists on Alert

by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Symptoms of the disease – making a comeback due to opioid abuse – often seen in the mouth and on tongue and lips hruti Kashikar was startled to see the results of a biopsy sent to her lab for diagnosis