Join Michelle for part 3 of her High Volume Evacuation Evaluation! … [Read more...] about High Volume Evacuation Evaluation – Video
COVID-19 and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice Considering the surge of COVID-19 cases globally and the nature of the virus, the likelihood that dental professionals may have a COVID-19 positive patient in their chair is high. Guidance for emergencies that may occur in dental practices … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice – Science Sunday
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
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!
Please Leave a Review! For the final episode in A Tale of Two Hygienists’ infection control series, Michelle had the opportunity to virtually sit down and speak with a specialist on the subject of keeping your tools in sparkling clean condition so as to limit the risk of spreading … [Read more...] about How To Achieve Successful Instrument Reprocessing with Joyce Moore, BSDH, RDH, CRCST – Episode 247
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
In this A Tale of Two Hygienists Bonus Episode we are joined by Christine Scherker and Nicole Miller from Air Techniques. In this episode we learn how Air Techniques came to be, as well as information on some of their most well known technology and some new products! We are also joined by Patti … [Read more...] about Getting To Know Air Techniques – Bonus Episode
Transmission of Blood-borne Pathogens in US Dental Health Care Settings The transmission of blood-borne pathogens (BBP) in a dental setting is exceedingly rare. The low rate of transmission can be attributed to the hepatitis B virus vaccine and the implementation of universal … [Read more...] about Transmission of Blood-borne Pathogens in US Dental Health Care Settings – Science Sunday
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast Michelle Lee, Michelle is joined by Michelle Strange! Michelle is one of the Co-Hosts of A Tale of Two Hygienists, and joins the OSAP Podcast to talk about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month - which is September!!! Episode … [Read more...] about 38 Michelle Talks to Michelle Strange about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month!