http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?sec=ser&sub=def&pag=dis&ItemID=320253   NJ dentist linked to heart infections, 1 death By Donna Domino, Features Editor August 26, 2016 -- A New Jersey oral surgeon has been linked to 15 cases of bacterial endocarditis, a heart infection, including one patient who subsequently died. While an investigation by state health officials...

http://theinscribermag.com/health-news/infection-control-in-a-dental-clinic.html For any dental clinic, working to maintain effective infection control is vital. In order to prevent the transmission of disease and infection, there are a number of measures that must be taken, including maintaining high standards of personal hygiene, minimising surface contamination, and using the...

stuff.co.nz – 10th May, 2016 A dentist treating patients with hepatitis allegedly re-used the same dirty instruments on others. Authorities have no idea how many people were potentially exposed to the disease when the incidents unfolded in February and March, 2014. Sterilisation wasn’t part of the dentist’s procedure, according to a witness. Instead, he rinsed his...

dentistry.co.uk – 18th April, 2016 Healthcare workers infected with bloodborne viruses have had new guidance published by Public Health England. Affected members of the dental team will now be able to perform a wider range of non-exposure prone procedures, under the new guidance. Previous to this members of...

infectioncontroltoday.com – 30th March, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released a new resource designed to help dental healthcare professionals prevent infections. The new resource, “Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care,” brings together CDC recommendations from the...