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Providing LGBTQ-friendly Dental Care for Patients: Overcoming Dental Phobias

Providing LGBTQ-friendly Dental Care for Patients: Overcoming Dental Phobias

Many LGBTQ patients report discrimination in dental care. Adopting LGBTQ-friendly dental care practices, like gender-neutral language, can help.

| 19 hours ago
OSHA in the Dental Office: Guidance for the Practice Manager

OSHA in the Dental Office: Guidance for the Practice Manager

To implement standards for OSHA in the dental office you should do a thorough hazard audit of your office and review all the potential individual regulations...

| 1 week ago
5 Tips for Choosing Compliance Training Partners for OSHA

5 Tips for Choosing Compliance Training Partners for OSHA

The right compliance training partners for OSHA will have the proven expertise and resources you need to keep your practice team safe.

| 3 weeks ago
How Dentists Can Support Gen Z Oral Care

How Dentists Can Support Gen Z Oral Care

Time, motivation and cost all act as barriers to Gen Z oral care. Dental practices can respond by offering convenience, education, and personalized service.

| 1 month ago
What is Eco-Friendly Dentistry? Making Your Dental Practice Greener

What is Eco-Friendly Dentistry? Making Your Dental Practice Greener

Eco-friendly dentistry is a process of cutting waste, managing energy and water use, and using environmentally safer materials to support the environment...

| 1 month ago
Using the CDC’s Infection Control Pyramid to Minimize and Manage Hazards
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Using the CDC’s Infection Control Pyramid to Minimize and Manage Hazards

The CDC's infection control pyramid is built on elimination, substitution, engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE. Read on to see how...

| 2 months ago
Dental Offices and OSHA: Cross-Contamination Standards

Dental Offices and OSHA: Cross-Contamination Standards

Dental offices must follow OSHA cross-contamination standards to keep their workplace safe and minimize outbreak risks. Read on to review recommendations...

| 3 months ago
8 OSHA Safety Questions and Answers for Dental Offices

8 OSHA Safety Questions and Answers for Dental Offices

Providing a safe workplace is important for every practice owner. Read how these eight OSHA safety questions and answers will help you create a safer...

| 4 months ago
3 Examples of SMART Goals for Dental Assistant Success in 2023
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3 Examples of SMART Goals for Dental Assistant Success in 2023

Building a strong team is an important part of a successful practice. This article gives three examples of SMART goals for dental assistants that focus...

| 4 months ago
OSHA and CDC Guidelines for Dentistry: Training your Dental Staff on Bloodborne Pathogens

OSHA and CDC Guidelines for Dentistry: Training your Dental Staff on Bloodborne Pathogens

With the overlap in OSHA and CDC guidelines in dentistry, especially concerning bloodborne pathogen control, using the two sets of guidelines together...

| 4 months ago
OSHA Guidelines in Dentistry: Keeping Staff Safe and Records Compliant

OSHA Guidelines in Dentistry: Keeping Staff Safe and Records Compliant

OSHA guidelines in dentistry typically follow the 'General Duty Clause' which requires dental offices to comply with general health and safety standards...

| 4 months ago
6 Dental Billing Laws You Need to Know
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6 Dental Billing Laws You Need to Know

Dental billing laws are not static. There's always new legislation that could affect your office. Get familiar with the No Surprises Act, and five other...

| 5 months ago