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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...

| 1 year 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...

| 1 year 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...

| 1 year 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...

| 1 year 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...

| 1 year 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...

| 1 year ago
Tracking and Controlling the Risk of Endocarditis with Dental Procedures

Tracking and Controlling the Risk of Endocarditis with Dental Procedures

Managing the risk of endocarditis with dental procedures is a matter of tracking, patient education, and the judicious use of antibiotic prophylaxis....

| 1 year ago
The 5 Best States to Practice Dentistry in 2023 for New Graduates
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The 5 Best States to Practice Dentistry in 2023 for New Graduates

Did you know that Alaska, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Nevada, and Montana are among the best states to practice dentistry in 2023? Read on to find...

| 1 year ago
How Virtual Reality in Dentistry Improves the Patient Experience

How Virtual Reality in Dentistry Improves the Patient Experience

Virtual reality in dentistry is improving the patient experience and removing common barriers to dental care like access and anxiety. Read on to find...

| 1 year ago
Spear’s Dental Team Recognition Program in Celebration of Gratitude Month

Spear’s Dental Team Recognition Program in Celebration of Gratitude Month

Dental team recognition should happen all year, but we know it is hard to make it a priority. As part of Gratitude Month, Spear celebrates teams using...

| 1 year ago
The Importance of Ergonomics in Dentistry: How Staff Well-Being Supports Practice Resiliency

The Importance of Ergonomics in Dentistry: How Staff Well-Being Supports Practice Resiliency

The importance of ergonomics in dentistry is often underestimated, even though almost all dental professionals report pain from daily work.

| 1 year ago
Using Dental Metrics as Your Roadmap to Success

Using Dental Metrics as Your Roadmap to Success

Tracking granular level dental metrics specific to your practice can help you build a roadmap to success for years to come. Read on to see how to make...

| 1 year ago