An efficient cross-infeciton control mechanism is paramount for any dental practice to ensure the safety of their patients as well as the dental staff. Dentists have to consider various factors before devising a comprehensive sterilization and disinfection program for their dental surgeries. A detailed discussion regarding disinfection and sterilization procedures has been given in a...
One of the primary responsibilities of dental healthcare professionals is to create a safe and comfortable environment for their patients. Keeping this in view, the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have devised protocols to prevent cross-infection among dental patients.  This involves thorough cleaning and sterilization of all types of...
Dentists routinely come across situations where they need to perform surgical procedures on their patients to treat different dental problems. Therefore, it is the responsibility of all dental professionals to implement strict cross-infection control procedures at their workplaces. One of the best methods to prevent cross-infection is to use disposable instruments. However, this is not...