The banding of dental instruments is an unnecessary high risk work-practice. It also prohibits cleaning of the instruments which blocks sterilization. Using an ultrasonic basket with compartments or dividers is recommended.
Excellence in Patient Service - When you are working with two patients at a time one is waiting. Patient's time is not something you waste!
Patient's response regarding Dr. OZ show and the use of thyroid guards is proof that patients are savvy consumers and take safety seriously! It's no longer just about "Patient Care", it's all about Patient Care, Patient Service and Patient Safety!
I am shocked as to the number of dental offices I find that are grossly out of compliance when it comes to patient safety. Everyday I am in dental offices which the employees do not know, do not care, understand or have a clue about preventing cross contamination. The common issues I find in dental
A standard is the mark of consistency, without consistency in cross contamination prevention patients are safe some of the time but not all of the time. Is your employees on the same page when it comes to the standard for cross contamination prevention?
When it comes to Patient Safety there are three classifications for dental offices - 1. Safe, 2. Think You're Safe, 3. Not Even Close! Patient safety shouldn't be a guessing game, your office is either Patient Compliant or not!