In this Hygiene Chat, Kara Vavrosky, RDHEP, sat down with Dr. Emily Boge, EdD, RDH, CDA, and discussed ensuring CDC compliance when using new products.
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References for this Video
- Recommended Infection-Control Practices for Dentistry, 1993 [MMWR No. RR-8]. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1993; 42: No. RR-8. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00021095.htm
- Kohn, W.G., Collins, A.S., Cleveland, J.L., et al. Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-care Settings – 2003 [MMWR No. RR-17]. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2003; 52: No. RR-17. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5217.pdf
- Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care. (2016, October). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/infectioncontrol/pdf/safe-care2.pdf
- CDC Statement on Reprocessing Dental Handpieces. (2018, April 11). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/infectioncontrol/statement-on-reprocessing-dental-handpieces.htm