infection

Does periodontal disease cause eye problems? It’s complicated
Does periodontal disease cause eye problems? It’s complicatedThere seems to be some sort of link between periodontal disease and macular degeneration, but just how strong is it?
The clinical procedure that can make or break your career
The clinical procedure that can make or break your careerBeing able to recognize and diagnose periodontal disease is critical for hygienists.
How scientists are turning teeth into drugs
How scientists are turning teeth into drugsRecurrent caries is still a common problem — here’s how one team is trying to prevent them.
The 5 most common infection control breaches
The 5 most common infection control breachesThese mistakes are made all too often, and could be putting you, your staff and your patients at harm.
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.