If you practice a safety standard that treats all patient bodily fluids, including aerosols, blood, saliva in a dental procedure and other potentially infected materials, as if it contains the most infectious substance, disregarding the health and disease history of the patient, then it should not matter if the patient is vaccinated or not. If […]
Must be a standard and not a perception. It is the foundation for Exceptional Service. It must be a priority that is before production and costs. It will take time to master and it will take excellence to achieve.
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With the use of technology, we have been successful in providing dental offices Virtual Mock Inspections, Consulting, and Compliance Training while still maintaining the highest obtainable results and personalized service. We use a variety of virtual platforms like Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Whereby, GoToMeeting to name a few, selecting the best platform for content delivery, meeting […]
The question is, are there dental procedures conducted in the office that produced biohazard aerosols, airborne particles, or splatter? The next question is, can the procedures be modified to eliminate the aerosol risk? An example would be discontinuing the use of a cavitron and replace it with 100% scaling and no prophy. The final question […]
Hand Hygiene Hands make up for 68% of cross-contamination in a dental office. Washing hands to produce a decontaminated result takes knowledge, time, and skill. However, the hands must be prepared, meaning fingernails length must not be longer than the tips of the fingers. Nails must not be covered with artificial surfaces. Fingers and wrists […]