New DEFENDLOC Video – Check it out and Share!

In this entertaining video, Mydent’s President and CEO, Andy Parker, demonstrates our award-winning DEFENDLOC Pre-Folded Sterilization Pouches! Joining Andy is Chris Salierno, DDS, at the IDS 2017 Convention in Cologne, Germany.

Watch as Andy discusses the quick, easy, and efficient handling of Mydent’s patent-pending Pre-Folded DEFENDLOC Pouches. In the video, Andy shows how our newly designed pouches compare to the competition through a water test. Make sure not to miss where the ...

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CDC Guidelines: From Policy to Practice by OSAP

In an effort to promote DICAM (Dental Infection Control Awareness Month) and beyond, we highly recommend CDC Guidelines: From Policy to Practice by OSAP.

According to OSAP, “The comprehensive workbook has been updated to reflect both the recommendations from the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings-2003 and the 2016 Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care.”

This infection control self-study workbook contains a variety of charts, checklists, ...

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A Review of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard

We’ve come across a very important article that pertains to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.  We urge you to read the article and share it with your colleagues.

In the article, by First Impressions Magazine, you will learn about classification, labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), and training for your practice.  The article includes illustrations such as a table of revised phase-in dates, a sample chemical label, and HSC pictograms.

According to the article, “Dental practice settings are required to comply with the directives ...

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Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings

This document summarizes current infection prevention recommendations and includes a checklist that can be used to evaluate compliance. The information presented here is based primarily upon the previously published 2003 guideline (see below) and represents infection prevention expectations for safe care in dental settings.

The Summary includes additional topics and information relevant to dental infection prevention and control published by CDC since 2003 including:

  • Infection prevention program administrative measures,
  • Infection prevention education and training,
  • Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette,
  • Updated safe injection practices, and
  • Administrative measures ...
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