Dr. 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.
Antimicrobial 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.
Despite best infection control practices, surfaces in medical facilities such as dental practices and hospitals are inevitable breeding grounds for bacteria. Now, Sherwin-Williams has introduced a new paint that can kill infectious pathogens on painted surfaces.
In this new column focused on the team approach to infection control, we’ll look at the benefits of microbiology, and why it may offer a better alternative than using chemicals to kill unwanted bacteria in your practice.
As the organization enters its fourth decade, OSAP's thought leaders once again sat down with Dental Products Report for a candid roundtable discussion on how far infection control has come in the dental industry .. and how far it still has to go.
On the cusp of the organization’s 30th anniversary, OSAP’s thought leaders sat down again with Dental Products Report for a candid roundtable discussion on how far infection control has come in the dental industry … and how far it still has to go.
Rubber cup polishing has been an effective method for completing prophylaxis and controlling biofilm growth, and on-going research has expanded dentistry’s knowledge regarding the formation, growth, development, behavior and effects of biofilm.