What were the top 5 infection control stories of 2020? December 23, 2020 -- SARS-CoV-2 and how the virus spreads have been on everybody's minds for what feels like an eternity. From personal protective equipment failures to mouth rinses that inactivate the virus, DrBicuspid.com brought you the most important infection control and prevention news during this historic year. Discuss
Podcast: What you need to know about an OSHA inspection December 8, 2020 -- If you think the pandemic is going to slow down inspections from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), think again, says Mary Govoni, RDH, CDA. In this podcast, Govoni tells dentists and dental team members what they need to know about an inspection and what should be done now to prepare for one. Discuss
OSAP named liaison for CDC committee December 7, 2020 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has been named a liaison organization for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
5 tips to control aerosols in your dental practice December 2, 2020 -- One of the biggest discussion points in 2020 has been how to reduce aerosols in the dental practice to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. With that in mind, Dr. Joe Blaes offers five tips that every dentist and team member should know to control aerosols in your practice. Discuss
FDI releases antibiotic resistance white paper November 20, 2020 -- The FDI World Dental Federation has released a new white paper about antibiotic resistance to mark the World Health Organization's World Antimicrobial Awareness Week.
OSAP, ADHA team up on PPE webinar November 20, 2020 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) and the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) have joined forces on a free personal protective equipment (PPE) optimization webinar.