Infection Control Resource Center

The top 4 benefits of DryShield
The top 4 benefits of DryShieldThree clinicians explain how DryShield helps save their practice time and money.
How clean are the dental unit waterlines in your office?
How clean are the dental unit waterlines in your office?Waterlines can be filled with all kinds of dangerous bacteria. In this article some of these bacteria are discussed, as well as methods for preventing their growth.
How clean are the dental unit waterlines in your office?Waterlines can be filled with all kinds of dangerous bacteria. In this article some of these bacteria are discussed, as well as methods for preventing their growth.
Printable list of infection control do's and don'ts for the dental practiceDiana Macri, RDH, has sifted through a 44-page summary from the CDC to give you a handy checklist of what you should and shouldn't be doing in your dental practice
California withdraws approval of Concorde dental hygiene campus
California withdraws approval of Concorde dental hygiene campusThe investigation into the campus was initiated after student, administration and faculty complaints to the DHCC. Students reported a lack of education on infection control, with senior students stating there was no mention of spore testing in their curriculum.
Preventing infection with sterilizersThis snapshot of dental sterilizers will help dental practices improve infection control.
CDC unveils new guidelines and checklist regarding infection prevention practices in dental settings
CDC unveils new guidelines and checklist regarding infection prevention practices in dental settingsThe CDC releases an important update to the “Infection Prevention Bible” from 2003
Hu-Friedy introduces new cleaning monitors
Hu-Friedy introduces new cleaning monitorsIn this article, learn more about Hu-Friedy's new cleaning monitors, the latest addition to its instrument management system (IMS) cleaning and care product line.
Why one practice loves using Sani-Soak Ultra
Why one practice loves using Sani-Soak UltraDr. Brian Stern, who has been in practice since 2005, is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He practices in Powell, Ohio, and also is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American Dental Association and the Ohio Dental Association.
The importance of battling antimicrobial resistance
The importance of battling antimicrobial resistanceAntimicrobial resistance is compromising our ability to treat infectious diseases, and fostering the rise of superbugs, bacteria that have become resistant to all known therapies. Antibiotic resistance refers specifically to bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics.