herpes simplex

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.
Why dental hygienists should not treat patients with active herpetic lesions
Why dental hygienists should not treat patients with active herpetic lesionsYou walk out to the reception area to greet your next patient for their prophy. Due to your attention to detail, as the patient approaches, you notice an active herpes simplex lesion on their lip (herpes labialis). Should you treat this patient?