Hand sanitizers versus handwashing: What dental professionals need to know
October 21, 2014
One of the most interesting parts of infection control is that as studies continue to enlighten, best practices continue to evolve. Balancing knowledge and actions means you have to stay up to date. One evolving infection control issue is hand hygiene. Dental professionals may consider using hand sanitizers because they appear to save time compared to hand washing and can be used frequently. But can hand sanitizers replace handwashing?