disease

Raising awareness about HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer
Raising awareness about HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancerWhy hygienists must be diligent in screening new and established patients.
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?Though unintentional, the prescribing patterns of dentists can contribute to allergic reactions and antibiotic overuse.
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?New research shows a link between middle-aged tooth loss and an increased cardiovascular disease risk.
How to prevent cross-contamination in the dental office
How to prevent cross-contamination in the dental officeHow to prevent cross-contamination in the dental office
5 ways to conduct infection control training for your officeInfection control training doesn’t have to be boring or redundant. Instead, look for new ways to engage your staff.
5 reasons you need an infection prevention coordinatorHaving an infection prevention coordinator can help ensure that your practice stays up to date on infection control issues.
6 reasons why sharing your toothbrush is a bad idea
6 reasons why sharing your toothbrush is a bad ideaBeyond the ‘yuck’ factor, sharing your toothbrush can lead to many health-related issues.
5 benefits of good infection controlReviewing your office’s infection control protocol will help to ensure the safety of your staff and your patients.
Researchers discover new surgical procedure to treat peri-implantitis
Researchers discover new surgical procedure to treat peri-implantitisThe results of the study were published in the current issue of the Journal of Oral Implantology.
The dangers of STDs in the dental practice
The dangers of STDs in the dental practiceWhat every dental professional needs to know about contracting STDs in the dental practice.