Maximize Practice Productivity and Conserve PPE with the Solea Laser

Off the Cusp

From workflow to scheduling, the Solea laser helps your practice achieve more each day while also conserving personal protective equipment (PPE) in the process. Patterson Equipment Specialist Mark Plancon. An optimized workflow leads to PPE cost savings.

Cheat Sheet: Making PPE More Comfortable

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Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) is one of the most tangible ways healthcare workers and ordinary people can protect themselves from increased risks of infection. The post Cheat Sheet: Making PPE More Comfortable appeared first on Off the Cusp.


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Dentistry and COVID-19: The New Normal Is Here

Off the Cusp

This may include a questionnaire to determine if they have experienced any recent COVID-19 symptoms such as a fever or cough, as well as whether they may have been exposed through close contact with an infected person or travel to a high-risk area. Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share.

Dental PPE No Longer Under Allocation Limits

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for oral health professionals is no longer in short supply, according to the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP). The post Dental PPE No Longer Under Allocation Limits appeared first on Dimensions of Dental Hygiene.

PPE Shortage Resulted in Lives Lost Among Healthcare Professionals

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, noted that shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) contributed to the loss of more than 3,600 healthcare professionals’ lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reopening the Office: A Tale of Two Cities

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

Availability of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). In the coming weeks, look for a mixture of good and bad news: surging cases in hot spots, a push to reopen areas of the country with relatively few cases, and (possibly) an easing of the shortage of PPE.

Healthcare Workers at High Risk of Contracting and Transmitting COVID-19 in the Workplace

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As such, ensuring access to PPP, providing medical leave, and offering COVID-19 testing are essential to protecting the health of those living in institutions.

Research Reveals Low Rate of COVID-19 Among Dental Hygienists

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The majority of respondents wore eye protection, masks, protective coverings, and gloves during dental procedures. These findings show there is room for improvements in use of PPE while treating patients. . The key takeaway: PPE matters.

Tech Insights: 3 Winning Technologies for Dentists During COVID-19

Off the Cusp

The all-tissue dental laser significantly reduces aerosols and splatter through less water flow and air pressure, kills viruses and bacteria wherever the beam comes in contact, and can reduce personal protective equipment (PPE) usage and enable efficiencies to save both time and money.

Importance of Preprocedural Mouthrinse During the Global Pandemic

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

To protect themselves and their patients, dental hygienists need to be equipped with a strong knowledge of disease transmission and preventive measures, such as the use of preprocedural mouthrinses.

Equip Your Dental Practice with Next-Level Sanitization with PurLite Clean UV-C Cleaner

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Going beyond washing hands when visibly soiled, before eating and after using the restroom, keeping surfaces, high-touch personal items and personal protective equipment (PPE) clean can provide additional safeguards against the spread of bacteria.

The Right Way to Clean a Dental Practice During COVID-19

Denton Dental Center

Proactive cleaning and disinfecting is not just taking place at home – your dentist and dental professionals are also taking extra measures to ensure their office is as clean as possible to protect both patients and themselves. Personal Protection Equipment.

Oral Health Professionals: Meeting the Risks of COVID-19

Off the Cusp

As such, the guidelines created to account for these risks ultimately needed to protect patients as well as clinical and front office staff. Investment in personal protective equipment (PPE) became a priority for dental practices, both small and large.

Stopping Cancellations and No-Shows: A Step-By-Step Guide from igniteDDS

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The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) and investment in sterilization equipment has meant additional costs associated with operating during the pandemic. Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share.

Dentistry’s Accelerated Path to Normal

Planet DDS

As hindsight would reveal, adherence to infection control protocols such as wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) has worked remarkably well for dental practices.

Dentistry Beyond 2020: Looking Forward to the Future

Off the Cusp

After a brief shutdown of practices across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the dental industry reopened with the adoption of new technologies, stricter infection control guidelines and a renewed focus on personal and team wellness. Personalizing “touchless” processes.

NASA-Based ActivePure Technology® Rapidly Eliminates 99.9% of Airborne SARS-CoV-2 Virus in FDA-Compliant Military Lab Tests


so we can reclaim the spaces – the gyms, restaurants, diners, theaters, beauty salons and barber shops – that are near and dear to our hearts “ActivePure surrounds a person with protective virus-inactivating air,” Urso added, “which is especially important in a medical setting.

Pediatric Safety: Protecting Both Oral and Overall Health

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In addition to “child-sizing” the exposure time and dose, other more familiar safety precautions that parents can easily understand include using protective aprons to shield against scatter radiation, and disposable and single-patient intraoral sensor sheaths and holders.

Proper Hand Hygiene in the Age of COVID-19

Off the Cusp

As dental practices navigate the recent challenges related to COVID-19 and work to implement strategies to protect patients and staff, a closer look at hand hygiene may prove helpful. After caring for a person with a known or suspected infectious disease. Hand protection.

Senate Democrats introduce bill to shore up PPE supply


Senate Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would shore up the supply of protective equipment for health care workers as the U.S. The pandemic has caused a worldwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) as every country is competing for the same gear.