infection control

State of Dentistry Report Examines Impact of the Pandemic on the Profession

After the tumultuous events of the past year, four companies got together to survey...

OSAP Announces 2021 Recipient of James A. Cottone Award for Excellence in Investigative Research

OSAP is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Dr. James A Cottone...

FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorizations for Non-NIOSH-Approved Respirators

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is revoking the emergency use authorizations (EUAs)...

Common Dental Procedures Present Low Risk for Aerosol Spread of COVID-19

Many common dental procedures have very low risk for increasing the aerosol spread of...

How to Survive an OSHA Audit

OSHA recently issued a 900-page emergency temporary standard for healthcare settings, but the ADA...

HVE and Intraoral Suction Together Significantly Reduce Microbial Aerosols

The combined use of a high-volume evacuator (HVE) with an intraoral suction device significantly...

What in the World Do We Do Now About Masks?

Dental practice changed forever last year, distinguishing aerosol-generating procedures (AGPs) from non-AGPs, while adding...

Q&A With Dr. Manor Haas

It’s Dentistry Today‘s 40th anniversary, and we’re interviewing 40 of the profession’s most influential...

BDA Calls for Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 Restrictions

It has been a year since face-to-face dental care has resumed in England, prompting...

ADA Tells White House There’s No Grave Danger of COVID-19 Exposure in Dental Settings

The ADA told the White House Office of Management and Budget that there doesn’t...