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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...

| 3 days 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 week 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...

| 2 weeks 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...

| 3 weeks 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 month ago
Quality Improvement in Clinical Dentistry: Part 2

Quality Improvement in Clinical Dentistry: Part 2

In the final part of this two-part series on the benefits of dental quality assurance, Dr. Winter explains the final steps of the PDSA model to improve...

| 1 month ago
Dental Quality Assurance Using Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA):  Part 1

Dental Quality Assurance Using Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA): Part 1

In this two-part series, Dr. Winter shares the benefits of dental quality assurance using the plan, do, study, act (PDSA) model to improve clinical processes...

| 2 months 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...

| 2 months ago
Stress and Dentistry:  How to Reduce and Manage Stress
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Stress and Dentistry: How to Reduce and Manage Stress

Stress and dentistry are too often connected. In this article, learn new techniques to reduce stress and take better care of your physical and mental...

| 3 months ago
Using a Hybrid Dental Schedule to Increase Production for Today and Tomorrow

Using a Hybrid Dental Schedule to Increase Production for Today and Tomorrow

Creating an ideal dental schedule for your practice will increase productivity for the current month and months to come. Find out how to plan more efficiently...

| 3 months 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...

| 4 months ago
Three Points of Clarity to Improve Dental Team Communication and the Tools to Get You There

Three Points of Clarity to Improve Dental Team Communication and the Tools to Get You There

Issues in dental team communication usually stem from lack of clarity. In this article, Aimee Fletcher provides tools and three points of clarity that...

| 4 months ago