infection

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.
6 things to say to get your patients to clean in between their teethGiving patients something to relate to can help them to understand the importance of oral health.
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.
6 overlooked areas in your office that can improve infection control
6 overlooked areas in your office that can improve infection controlMinimizing infection risk is vital to you, your patients and your practice.
New discovery could eliminate infections after root canals
New discovery could eliminate infections after root canalsThe new method of detecting bacteria during root canal treatments could eliminate secondary infections and the need for follow-up visits.
5 ways to ensure your team practices good infection control
5 ways to ensure your team practices good infection controlBy following well-established practices, DHCP can minimize the instance of infections.
Limiting dental benefits increases hospital visits
Limiting dental benefits increases hospital visitsAn increased severity of tooth-related infections and higher hospital costs were also reported.
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissues
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissuesA new study from the University of Bristol claims to have found the mechanism by which a certain oral bacterium clings to heart tissues.
New vaccine could mean the end of periodontitis
New vaccine could mean the end of periodontitisA new study from The University of Melbourne has potentially found a cure for periodontitis.
10 questions you need to ask about infection control
10 questions you need to ask about infection controlPoor infection control practices can lead to major problems for your patients, so it's critical to ensure you're doing everything to prevent dental infections.