infection

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.
New coating could make dental implants better than ever
New coating could make dental implants better than everA team of researchers out of UPV/EHU-University of Basque Country have developed a coating for implants that could help stop infections.
New discovery can prevent dental implant infections
New discovery can prevent dental implant infectionsOne million dental implants are inserted every year in Germany alone, and often they need to be replaced due to issues such as tissue infections caused by bacteria. In the future, these infections will be prevented thanks to a new plasma implant coating that kills pathogens using silver ions.