Safe, infection control compliant, convenient, organized and cute to boot! See how Michelle uses her B-Lok trays from Zirc Dental Products in this Chairside Chat! Check them out here: https://www.zirc.com/products/dental-instrument-trays/b-lok-flat-trays … [Read more...] about B-Lok Trays from Zirc – Chairside Chat
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast with Michelle Lee, Michelle is joined by Amanda Hill, RDH, host of Your Dental Top 5 Podcast! Episode Highlights Amanda’s Podcast Amanda’s Top 5 to make the interim guidance work Patient … [Read more...] about Michelle Talks with Amanda Hill!
Thoroughly and properly cleaning dental instruments and equipment is critical to patient care. Contaminated dental instruments can lead to disease in otherwise healthy individuals and leave a dental practice reeling from the aftermath.1 Prior to the use of technologically advanced cleaners, many … [Read more...] about The 5 most overlooked cleaning guidelines for your ultrasonic bath – Article
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast, Michelle is joined by ADA’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Marcelo Araujo. Michelle and Dr. Araujo discuss the new study that came out in last month’s JADA, “Estimating COVID-19 prevalence and infection control practices among US … [Read more...] about Dr. Marcelo Araujo, ADA’s Chief Science Officer – OSAP Podcast
Join Michelle for part 3 of her High Volume Evacuation Evaluation! … [Read more...] about High Volume Evacuation Evaluation – Video
COVID-19, like many other infectious diseases, will be contained someday. When that happens, the way we approach patient care will be different, and infection control practices may need to be more rigorous. But what will stay the same is the time-tested hierarchy of hazard controls.1 Since … [Read more...] about Article: Thanks to COVID-19, we are discussing the hierarchy of hazard controls for dentistry
Dental professionals should be well versed in the importance of protecting patients, staff, and anyone else who enters the practice from infection. The pandemic has brought the importance of practicing good hand hygiene and the use of proper personal protective equipment into sharp focus, but it is … [Read more...] about Article: Environmental disinfection is a vital step toward preventing the spread of COVID-19
Efficacy of Disinfectant-Impregnated Wipes used for Surface Disinfection in Hospitals: A Review – Science Sunday
Efficacy of Disinfectant-impregnated Wipes used for Surface Disinfection in Hospitals: A Review The use of disinfectant wipes has become more common in hospitals and even more so in dental settings. Cross-contamination and nosocomial pathogens are a concern for hospital settings as well … [Read more...] about Efficacy of Disinfectant-Impregnated Wipes used for Surface Disinfection in Hospitals: A Review – Science Sunday
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast Michelle Lee, Michelle is joined by Jackie Dorst, BS, RDH! This is Jackie’s return visit to the OSAP Podcast, and this week she and Michelle talk about takeaways from the OSAP Virtual Conference. Episode Highlights In the sterilization room with … [Read more...] about Michelle Lee talks with Jackie Dorst as she recaps OSAP’s Virtual Conference Highlights!
Colonization of Legionella spp. In Dental Unit Waterlines Legionella spp is a gram-negative bacterium that is ubiquitous in aquatic habitats, dental water lines are not exempt from their colonization. Legionella has been found in municipal water sources even after chlorination and … [Read more...] about Colonization of Legionella spp. In Dental Unit Waterlines – Science Sunday