Last Updated: July 21, 2022    


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N95, KN95 masks provide best protection against covid, CDC study shows

The Washington Post | February 4, 2022

The impact of COVID-19 on knowledge, attitude, and infection control behaviors among dentists 

BMC Oral Health. 2021 Nov 19;21(1):584. doi: 10.1186/s12903-021-01946-w.

Let's talk about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

Dr. Bicuspid | September 17, 2021

Foundations: Building the Safest Dental Visit

CDC | September 16, 2021

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

CDC | September 10, 2021

OSAP unveils new website, continuing education center

ADA News | August 16, 2021

Infection Prevention & Safety CE Center

OSAP | August 2021

COVID-19 Prevalence and Related Practices Among Dental Hygienists in the United States 

J Dent Hyg; 2021 Mar 12

Dawn of a New Day

Inside Dentistry | January 2021


Episode 29 Clinical Update + Sharing the Vaccine Conversation with patient
Episode 28 The Downward Trend in Cases, Children's Oral Health, and Long-Hauler
Episode 27 Your Questions Answered
Episode 26 Immunology 101, Update on Reported Variants, & Aerosol Containment Practices
Episode 25 Asympomatic vs. Pre-symptomatic, Vaccine Update, and Variant Strain Effects
Episode 24 Protecting yourself Outside the Practice & the Role of Dentists in Vaccination
Episode 23 Cases on the Rise, Promising Early Vaccine Results & Impacts of Mask-Wearing
Episode 22 ADA Supports Point-Of-Care Testing & Vaccination in Dental Offices
Episode 21 CDC Update - 'Aerosol' vs. 'Airborne' vs. 'Droplet' Transmission & Protection
Episode 20 Dentistry as Essential Care
Episode 19 What To Do If Your Office Has An Outbreak
Episode 18 New Isolation Guidance & Precautions from the CDC
Episode 17 Exploring Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus
Episode 16 Best Practices for Infection Control From OSAP & DentaQuest
Episode 15 Measuring the Rebound in Patient Volume & Clinical Update
Episode 14 Clinical Update, Understanding Asymptomatic Transmission Risk
Episode 13 ADHA Interim Guidance & A Review of Air Purification Systems
Episode 12 A Primer on the CDC’s Interim Guidance
Episode 11 Clinical Update & Working Effectively and Safely with Your Dental Laboratory
Episode 10 Making Sense of Aerosol Management
Episode 9 OSHA Update & Reorganizing Your Office to Help Your Patients Feel Safe
Episode 8 Returning to Practice: A Walkthrough of the ADA’s Guidance & Aerosol Management
Episode 7 Clinical Update with Dr. Reznik
Episode 6 Your Questions Answered by Dr. Reznik
Episode 5 My Office is Closed. Now What? A Guide for Dentitsts & Team Members
Episode 4 Coding for Teledentistry
Episode 3 HR Guidance & Legislative Updates
Episode 2 Managing Your Practice's Financial Health in a Crisis
Episode 1 Practice and Patient Safety During a Pandemic
News Updates

A 19-Year Study of Dental Needlestick and Sharps Injuries in Japan

NIH | July 6, 2022

Workplace a 'major driver' of COVID-19 among health care personnel

Healio | April 16, 2022

CE WEBINAR: Infection Prevention and Safety in FQHC Dental Programs | Tuesday, March 29, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET

Experts want FDA to lift blood donation restrictions for gay and bisexual men

Yahoo | January 21, 2022

Commentary: Our blood supply is at critical levels. The FDA should end its homophobic blood donation policy

Johnson City Press | January 8, 2022

New device may quickly, cheaply sterilize dental instruments

Dr Bicuspid | January 5, 2022

Dental Mitigation Strategies to Reduce Aerosolization of SARS-CoV-2 

Practice Update | January 3, 2022

Is it Possible to Obtain Extraoral X-Ray Images of Patients Wearing Face Masks? A New Infection Control Measure During the COVID-19 Pandemic | December 28, 2021

Ventilation Is Critical To Battling Covid-19

University of Rochester Medical Center | December 6, 2021

Bacterial Contamination of Forehead Skin and Surgical Mask in Aerosol-Producing Dental Treatment

J Oral Microbiol. 2021 Sep 20;13(1):1978731. doi: 10.1080/20002297.2021.1978731. eCollection 2021.

Local Exhaust Ventilation To Control Dental Aerosols And Droplets

Journal of Dental Research (JDR) | November 10, 2021

CDC updates interim COVID-19 guidance for dental practices: 6 notes 

Becker’s Healthcare | September 2021

Spread the news of Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

ADA | September 10, 2021

NIH hamster study evaluates airborne and fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2

NIH | August 17, 2021

Addressing the Ethical Dimension of Care During the Pandemic

Montana Academy of General Dentistry | July 26, 2021

Giving blood has been off limits for many gay men. A new study could help change that 

Los Angeles Times | July 6, 2021

Researchers Identify Strategy To Reduce Aerosols During Dental Cleanings

Becker’s Dental Review | June 30, 2021

Gay And Bisexual Men Are Now Allowed To Donate Blood In England, Scotland And Wales 

NPR | June 16, 2021

Comparing the Fit of N95, KN95, Surgical, and Cloth Face Masks and Assessing the Accuracy of Fit Checking 

PLoS ONE | May 6, 2021

Research sheds light on COVID-19 infection, vaccination among dental hygienists 

ADA | April 28, 2021

Most Patients Comfortable Seeking Dental Care, Data Show

DrBicuspid | May 3, 2021

Study Demonstrates Saliva Can Spread Novel Coronavirus

NIH Director’s Blog | April 22, 2021

Editorial: Time for change regarding blood donations 

Iowa State Daily | April 1, 2021

LC-MS/MS Quantification of Nevirapine and Its Metabolites in Hair for Assessing Long-Term Adherence 

Molecules. 2020 Dec 2;25(23):5692. doi: 10.3390/molecules25235692

Hospital air frequently contaminated with SARS-CoV-2, though viruses are rarely viable

Healio | December 31, 2020

2019 National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Progress Report Shows HAI Prevention Possible

CDC | December 2, 2020

Small Healthcare, Social Service Settings Continue To Suffer PPE Shortages Amid US Coronavirus Surge – ADA NEWS

Washington Post | November 22, 2020

ADA responds to claim that HIV spreads via toothbrush sharing

Dr. Bicuspid | November 17, 2020

It's the year 2020 and doctors are falsely claiming HIV can be transmitted by sharing toothbrushes. Yes, really.

PinkNews | November 11, 2020

Dentists leaders in infection control, but it doesn't come cheap 

Akron Beacon Journal November 7, 2020

Dental trends: How infection control has changed and will continue to change

Dr. Bicuspid | November 2, 2020


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