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January 3, 2019 Video Dental VideoOral Health OfficePatient education

The “Golden Rule” in Health Care

by Oral Health

Julian Perez, Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance at dentalcorp, discusses the importance of always considering the “golden rule” in health care and how patient’s growing knowledge of the industry should motivate you to do more.

June 20, 2018 News News

Dental Patients Urged to Get Checked for Hepatitis C

by Mike Walker, CTV News Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is renewing its call for patients of an Orillia dental clinic to get tested for hepatitis C. The health unit says two people, including a child, have tested positive for hepatitis C. The patients

March 5, 2018 Product Spotlight

Hu-Friedy Launches AdvantaClear™ Surface Disinfectant Product Line

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, the 100-year-old global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the latest offering in their line of infection control products – AdvantaClear Surface Disinfectant. Available as wipes, liquid, or spray, AdvantaClear features a one-minute kill

July 27, 2017 Product Spotlight

TAUB Products Announces Release of New Eyewash Station

by TAUB Products

TAUB Products, a long-time manufacturer of dental laboratory and restorative products, has introduced a low-profile emergency eyewash station that adapts to a wide range of office and laboratory faucets. The new station provides instant access to a single aerated water

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

July 10, 2017 News Dental TeamNews

Dental Teams Given Opportunity to Train in Patient Safety

by California Dental Association

It demonstrates airway and breathing complications, comes with a host of cardiac and circulation features, offers IV and intraosseous access, can respond to medical interventions — from nasotracheal intubation to surgical cricothyrotomy — and it talks back and is completely

July 4, 2017 News NewsPractice OperationsPublic Health

Guelph Practice’s Patients Urged to Get HIV Testing

by CTVNews.ca Staff

Patients at a Guelph dental practice are being urged to get tested for HIV and other serious infections over concerns some dental instruments at the clinic were not being sterilized properly. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health announced Friday that they were sending letters

June 23, 2017 News NewsPublic Health

Patients from Burlington Dental Clinic Need Infectious Disease Testing

by Anthony Urciuoli, Global News

The Halton Regional Health Department says 9,000 past and current patients of a Burlington dental clinic should get tested for infectious diseases. On June 9 the department identified that clients who received dental services at Upper Middle Dental operated by

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

March 24, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona: Clean Processes for Safe Infection Control

by Dentsply Sirona

Infection control in the dental practice begins with the thorough cleaning and disinfection of the hands. It also includes cleaning and disinfection of surfaces that are near the patient, such as treatment centers, and the correct reprocessing of used instruments.

February 16, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneDental Office

Wipe Away Your Worries: How to Choose the Right Wipe

by Barbara Albom, RDH

Regardless of where your office is located or what type of practice you work in, a common factor is Infection Control. Everyone needs a surface disinfectant to keep the workplace clean and safe. Not all surface disinfectants are created equally.

Steam Sterilization
February 16, 2017 Feature Dental equipmentDental Hygiene

Steam Sterilization: It’s in the Bag!

by Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM

The question, “paper or plastic” takes on an entirely new meaning when related to instrument sterilization in the dental office. Classified as a medical device, there are stringent criteria for manufacturing of sterilization packaging. Quality sterilization pouches, usually constructed of

February 2, 2017 Feature AnesthesiologyOral Health

Safety of Dental Anaesthesia – A Short Literature Review

by Alia El-Mowafy, BDS

Caleb Sears was a healthy six-year-old boy in California that went to his oral surgeon’s office for a routine extraction under general anaesthesia (GA). Unfortunately, Caleb did not survive the procedure. He suffered hypoxic brain damage and he was not