health and safety

OSHA violations that you’re making – and don’t even realize
OSHA violations that you’re making – and don’t even realizeWhile dental practices do their best to stay in OSHA’s good graces, these are some common mistakes that offices can make.
The medical history mistake every dental provider makes
The medical history mistake every dental provider makesRephrasing how you ask your patients questions is critical in understanding their medical histories.
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.
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
Making the transition to mercury-free dentistry
Making the transition to mercury-free dentistryHow the Minamata Convention is prepping the world of dentistry for an amalgam-free future.
Why good disease prevention protocol is critical
Why good disease prevention protocol is criticalAlthough the significance of good infection control should be obvious, a refresher is always helpful.
Are dentists causing a deadly infection in patients?
Are dentists causing a deadly infection in patients?New research shows that antibiotics prescribed by dentists may be contributing to a potentially deadly infection.
5 benefits of good infection controlReviewing your office’s infection control protocol will help to ensure the safety of your staff and your patients.
The challenges of waterline disinfection
The challenges of waterline disinfectionWhy the latest improvements in dental waterline disinfection are so critical for dental practices.
Should sugary snacks feature cigarette-style health warnings?
Should sugary snacks feature cigarette-style health warnings?Health officials in Britain hope the warnings may decrease tooth decay and obesity in children.