Henry Schein supports expanded COVID vaccine distribution effort
October 19, 2021 -- Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman has released a statement supporting congressional efforts to expand COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Read More
Hygienist who had COVID-19 and worked settles Iowa charges
October 14, 2021 -- A dental hygienist accused of continuing to work while knowing she had COVID-19 agreed to pay a $100 fine to settle charges with the Iowa Dental Board, according to a final order recently issued by the board. Read More
ADA updates COVID-19 vaccination fact sheet
October 6, 2021 -- The ADA has updated its fact sheet for COVID-19 vaccination to include information about booster shots. Read More
RI dentist can't work until vaccinated for COVID-19
October 5, 2021 -- The State of Rhode Island Department of Health has ordered a dentist to stop treating patients until he gets vaccinated for COVID-19, which the state has required of all healthcare workers by October 1. Read More
OSAP invites applications for 2022 Anna Nelson scholarship
October 4, 2021 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is inviting applications for its 2022 Anna Nelson scholarship. Read More
Toppen launches ultrafiltration platform
October 1, 2021 -- Toppen Dental recently launched its UltraSafe ultrafiltration platform that aims to keep dental unit water lines regulation-compliant and protect patients and staff from disease-causing microorganisms. Read More
Dental surgeons offer imaging tips for patients wearing masks
September 22, 2021 -- Is it possible to acquire extraoral images of patients while they are still wearing masks for protection against COVID-19? It's possible, if you take a few steps to counter artifacts that might develop, according to a letter published online September 19 in Academic Radiology. Read More
CDC releases infection control resource
September 20, 2021 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new infection control and prevention training resource as part of Dental Infection Control Awareness Month, recognized every September. Read More
Let's talk about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month
September 17, 2021 -- One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted is the importance of infection control and prevention. What better time to talk about the topic than Dental Infection Control Awareness Month, which takes place in September. Read More
CDC updates its infection prevention and control guidance
September 14, 2021 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its infection prevention and control guidance for healthcare settings during the COVID-19 pandemic, including its guidelines for dental practices. Read More