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Infection control guide helps dental practices strengthen safety protocols

One misstep associated with infection control and prevention may have life-altering ramifications for patients and the dental team. The revised edition of the ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control can help dental practices strengthen safety efforts.

The 40-minute DVD and workbook showcase actual clinical procedures in the DVD presentation to illustrate correct, safe and efficient infection control, and the workbook reinforces the topics covered on the DVD.

The new edition includes:

• an expanded section on work practice controls for needles and other sharps;

• World Health Organization hand rub and hand wash instructional illustrations;

• updated infection control guidelines for radiographic procedures.

Additional topics include:

• guidelines for disinfection of dental prostheses and impressions, chairside infection control and more;

• updated lists of recommended resources and Web resources for current information regarding infection control;

• self-assessment checklist of current infection control practices.

The guide includes a CE test worth eight hours of continuing education credit.

The ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control (P692) is available is $135 for members and $202.50 for nonmembers. Through Oct. 15, buyers can receive $20 off the purchase price using promotional code 13121.

Visit ADAcatalog.org for additional product details or to order, or call 1-800-947-4746.