http://www.rdhmag.com/articles/print/volume-32/volume-12/columns/dental-laboratories-and-infection-control.html By Noel Brandon Kelsch, RDHAP When I was an assistant, I used to wonder about the dental lab that our office used to create dentures, partials, and crowns. There were a couple of times when a crown arrived and the box was empty, and then there...

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...