Proper sterilization monitoring requires a combination approach using mechanical, chemical and biological indicators.
The use of rubber dams in restorative dentistry may help decrease possible clinician exposure to infectious agents — an important consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This overview of COVID-19 vaccine developments explores the ramifications for dental teams and patients.
Preprocedural rinsing with antimicrobial mouthrinse may help support safe care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following strategies will help oral health professionals prevent infection control breaches — such as needlestick injuries — and manage postexposure events.