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  • Julie Cullen

    Can you ever talk too much about infection control? I guess there might be some people who tire of it, but as someone who spends at a least a little time each year in a dental patient chair, I hope infection control (or, in the modern parlance, infection prevention) is always top of mind for everyone in the dental practice—from the front office...

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  • Julie Cullen

    It really can’t be overstated. If you’re using fiteBac hand sanitizer, less is most definitely more. A literal pea-sized amount is all you need to benefit from the bacteria-fighting formulation of fiteBac and also enjoy protection from dry skin. Watch this video carefully, and you’ll see exactly what I mean.

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  • Julie Cullen

    There seems to be a connection between dermatitis and the alcohol-based hand hygiene products dentists and hygienists use on a regular basis, but there’s also some confusion. A final monograph on the subject is due out in 2018, but until then why not be safe, rather than sorry? Using just a miniscule amount of fiteBac provides you with the...

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  • Julie Cullen

    Sometimes it’s the simplest things that can trip you up. And when I say simple, I don’t mean unimportant. But consider sterilization pouches. These critical tools of the trade can be more than a little difficult to seal, which can lead to real issues with infection prevention in the dental practice. Mydent has created a rather ingenious...

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  • Julie Cullen

    How do you protect all the equipment in your dental practice from cross contamination? Wherever you look, there are nooks and crannies where saliva, blood, and other contaminates can hide out. Everything from computer keyboards and cables to dental lights and patient chairs. One of the best ways to keep all your equipment clean is to cover it....

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  • Julie Schmitt

    We all agree that most dental offices dispose of amalgam, which is used in patients’ fillings. And it’s common knowledge that amalgam contains mercury and that mercury is dangerous to the environment. But did you know that dental practices are the main source of mercury discharge into publicly owned treatment works (sewage treatment plants)?...

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