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December 19, 2018 News News

Former Patients of Shuttered Burien Dental Clinic Urged to Get Hepatitis, HIV Tests

by KOMO Staff

Patients who recently had services performed at a Burien dental office are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis and HIV after issues were discovered with the clinic’s sterilization practices. After a complaint, health officials conducted an inspection of the

November 28, 2018 News News

NSU Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to Certain Viruses Due to Sterilization Issues

by Amanda Batchelor, ABC 10 News

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine recently informed patients that they might have been exposed to certain viruses due to an “inconsistency in the prescribed sterilization procedures.” According to an NSU letter dated last Friday, the issue was discovered

October 30, 2018 News News

Whistleblower Accuses Tacoma Pediatric Dental Chain of Reusing Disposable Tools

by Alison Grande, The News Tribune

The Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission is investigating after a whistleblower accused a Tacoma pediatric dental chain of reusing dental tools. Lisa Walker said she quit her job as the office manager at the Smiles 4 Kids in the

October 18, 2018 News News

Dentist, Accused of Inappropriate Behavior, Agrees Not to Be Alone With Female Patients

by Tony Leys, Des Moines Register

A West Des Moines dentist has agreed not to be alone with female patients while state regulators decide what to do about allegations he made lewd remarks and advances to women in his office. The Iowa Dental Board alleges dentist Phelan

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October 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Critique of the RCDSO Draft Document on: “Standard of Practice: Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office”

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Preamble Recently, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) welcomed comments on its draft document “Standard of Practice: Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office.” This critique is based on a thorough reading of the proposed Standard

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.