Hard to Believe These 5 Infection Control Protocols Weren’t Always A Thing

Stan Goff
Stan Goff

Stan Goff is the Managing Editor of Dental Products Report, Dental Lab Products and Modern Hygienist. He has covered the dental industry since 1999 and can be reached at sgoff@mjhlifesciences.com.

Here’s a quick look at 5 infection control protocols that are hard to imagine not being used by your dentist.

Before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, the dental industry has been at the forefront of developing infection control protocols designed to protect patients and staff against the spread of diseases.

Many of today’s methods have been in use so long that it’s hard to imagine going to a dental practice without some of the basic everyday precautions we’ve become so accustomed to seeing and using.

Here’s a quick look at 5 infection control protocols that are hard to imagine not being used by your dentist.