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December 5, 2019 News News

ADA Council Tasked With Fostering Prioritization of Safety in Dentistry

by ADA News

Dr. Jessica Meeske, a pediatric dentist in Nebraska, believes that the dental community may have fallen behind the medical community in addressing the issue of safety for providers, their dental staff and, importantly, patients. The private-practice owner has said she

Implant Treatment
October 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPeriodonticsViewpoint

Safer Implant Treatment

by Emil Svoboda, PhD, DDS

Knowledge is forever advancing. In my early days when my computer froze, I used to think “What did I do wrong now.” Today I think “What is wrong with this computer!” No, it’s not always the clinician that is to

August 3, 2018 Video Dental VideoOral Health OfficePractice management

What the Heck is IPAC?

by Oral Health

Julian Perez, Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance at dentalcorp, introduces a new mini-series on Infection Prevention & Control. Expect more in-depth information on how and why every dental team must ensure their days start and end with IPAC.

May 14, 2018 News News

List of “Never-Events” Aims to Ensure Patient Safety

by University of Edinburgh, EurekAlert!

Dental experts have drawn up a definitive list of scenarios that patients should never face in a bid to ensure excellent patient care worldwide. The checklist – which includes failing to note patients’ allergies and not screening for mouth cancers

July 25, 2017 Video Dental Video

Clinical Brief: Laser Safety

by Oral Health

Dr. Marina Polonsky is back with another Clinical Brief installment. As lasers become trendier than ever in dentistry, there are factors you need to consider, like the safety of you and your patients. Watch last week’s video: Clinical Brief – Advantages

June 28, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Nitrous Oxide Leaks Too Common in Dental Practices

by Safety + Health Magazine

Although most dental professionals use a scavenging system to prevent nitrous oxide gas from escaping during a dental procedure, adherence to other recommended practices – such as checking equipment for leaks – is lacking, according to a new study from

June 20, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Control Plans for Bloodborne Exposures Aren’t Common in Dental Offices

by Safety + Health

Twenty-eight percent of private dental practices have not fulfilled OSHA’s requirement for a written, site-specific bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by NIOSH and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, an oral health care