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From Policy to Practice: OSAP's Guide to the CDC Guidelines (2019 Edition)
OSHA & CDC Guidelines: OSAP Interact Training System 6th Edition

Evaluation of Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Program Outcomes in a US Dental Clinical Care Academic Setting

JAMA | December 13, 2022

2021 National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Progress Report Shows Increases in Some HAIs

CDC | November 4, 2022

CDC probes suspected waterline-related infections

DrBicuspid | November 2, 2022

Dental Healthcare Personnel Protocol Deviations and Self-Contamination During PPE Donning and Doffing 

J Am Dent Assoc; 2022 Nov 1; 153 (11)1070-1077

N95, KN95 masks provide best protection against covid, CDC study shows

The Washington Post | February 4, 2022

The impact of COVID-19 on knowledge, attitude, and infection control behaviors among dentists 

BMC Oral Health. 2021 Nov 19;21(1):584. doi: 10.1186/s12903-021-01946-w.

Let's talk about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

Dr. Bicuspid | September 17, 2021

Foundations: Building the Safest Dental Visit

CDC | September 16, 2021

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

CDC | September 10, 2021

OSAP unveils new website, continuing education center

ADA News | August 16, 2021

Infection Prevention & Safety CE Center

OSAP | August 2021

COVID-19 Prevalence and Related Practices Among Dental Hygienists in the United States 

J Dent Hyg; 2021 Mar 12

Dawn of a New Day

Inside Dentistry | January 2021


Episode 46 Treating Patients Living with HIV+ (Part 1)
Episode 45 July 2022 Clinical Update
Episode 44 June 2022 Clinical Update
Episode 43 May 2022 Clinical Update
Episode 42 March 2022 Clinical Update
Episode 41 February 2022 Clinical Update
Episode 40 January 2022 Clinical Update
Episode 39 December 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 38 November 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 37 October 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 36 September 2021: Your Questions Answered
Episode 35 August 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 34 July 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 33 June 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 32 May 2021 Clinical Update
Episode 31 Your Questions Answered - Part 2
Episode 30 The Race to Vaccinate & Returning to “Normal”
Episode 29 Clinical Update + Sharing the Vaccine Conversation with patient
Episode 28 The Downward Trend in Cases, Children's Oral Health, and Long-Hauler
Episode 27 Your Questions Answered
Episode 26 Immunology 101, Update on Reported Variants, & Aerosol Containment Practices
Episode 25 Asympomatic vs. Pre-symptomatic, Vaccine Update, and Variant Strain Effects
Episode 24 Protecting yourself Outside the Practice & the Role of Dentists in Vaccination
Episode 23 Cases on the Rise, Promising Early Vaccine Results & Impacts of Mask-Wearing
Episode 22 ADA Supports Point-Of-Care Testing & Vaccination in Dental Offices
Episode 21 CDC Update - 'Aerosol' vs. 'Airborne' vs. 'Droplet' Transmission & Protection
Episode 20 Dentistry as Essential Care
Episode 19 What To Do If Your Office Has An Outbreak
Episode 18 New Isolation Guidance & Precautions from the CDC
Episode 17 Exploring Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus
Episode 16 Best Practices for Infection Control From OSAP & DentaQuest
Episode 15 Measuring the Rebound in Patient Volume & Clinical Update
Episode 14 Clinical Update, Understanding Asymptomatic Transmission Risk
Episode 13 ADHA Interim Guidance & A Review of Air Purification Systems
Episode 12 A Primer on the CDC’s Interim Guidance
Episode 11 Clinical Update & Working Effectively and Safely with Your Dental Laboratory
Episode 10 Making Sense of Aerosol Management
Episode 9 OSHA Update & Reorganizing Your Office to Help Your Patients Feel Safe
Episode 8 Returning to Practice: A Walkthrough of the ADA’s Guidance & Aerosol Management
Episode 7 Clinical Update with Dr. Reznik
Episode 6 Your Questions Answered by Dr. Reznik
Episode 5 My Office is Closed. Now What? A Guide for Dentitsts & Team Members
Episode 4 Coding for Teledentistry
Episode 3 HR Guidance & Legislative Updates
Episode 2 Managing Your Practice's Financial Health in a Crisis
Episode 1 Practice and Patient Safety During a Pandemic
News Updates

APIC: Masks Are A Critical Public Health Tool In Preventing The Spread Of Respiratory Infections

APIC | February 17, 2023

FDA Proposes Individual Risk Assessment for Blood Donations, While Continuing to... | January 27, 2023

OSAP premieres updated, digital version of “If Saliva Were Red”

OSAP | January 24, 2023

Health Department Issues a Commissioner’s Advisory As NYC Faces High Levels of COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV

NYC Health | December 9, 2022

APIC Urges IPs To Continue Universal Masking In Patient Care Areas

OPAS | October 3, 2022

A 19-Year Study of Dental Needlestick and Sharps Injuries in Japan

NIH | July 6, 2022

Workplace a 'major driver' of COVID-19 among health care personnel

Healio | April 16, 2022

CE WEBINAR: Infection Prevention and Safety in FQHC Dental Programs | Tuesday, March 29, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET

Experts want FDA to lift blood donation restrictions for gay and bisexual men

Yahoo | January 21, 2022

Commentary: Our blood supply is at critical levels. The FDA should end its homophobic blood donation policy

Johnson City Press | January 8, 2022

New device may quickly, cheaply sterilize dental instruments

Dr Bicuspid | January 5, 2022

Dental Mitigation Strategies to Reduce Aerosolization of SARS-CoV-2 

Practice Update | January 3, 2022

Is it Possible to Obtain Extraoral X-Ray Images of Patients Wearing Face Masks? A New Infection Control Measure During the COVID-19 Pandemic | December 28, 2021

Ventilation Is Critical To Battling Covid-19

University of Rochester Medical Center | December 6, 2021

Bacterial Contamination of Forehead Skin and Surgical Mask in Aerosol-Producing Dental Treatment

J Oral Microbiol. 2021 Sep 20;13(1):1978731. doi: 10.1080/20002297.2021.1978731. eCollection 2021.

Local Exhaust Ventilation To Control Dental Aerosols And Droplets

Journal of Dental Research (JDR) | November 10, 2021

CDC updates interim COVID-19 guidance for dental practices: 6 notes 

Becker’s Healthcare | September 2021

Spread the news of Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

ADA | September 10, 2021

NIH hamster study evaluates airborne and fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2

NIH | August 17, 2021

Addressing the Ethical Dimension of Care During the Pandemic

Montana Academy of General Dentistry | July 26, 2021

Giving blood has been off limits for many gay men. A new study could help change that 

Los Angeles Times | July 6, 2021

Researchers Identify Strategy To Reduce Aerosols During Dental Cleanings

Becker’s Dental Review | June 30, 2021

Gay And Bisexual Men Are Now Allowed To Donate Blood In England, Scotland And Wales 

NPR | June 16, 2021

Comparing the Fit of N95, KN95, Surgical, and Cloth Face Masks and Assessing the Accuracy of Fit Checking 

PLoS ONE | May 6, 2021

Research sheds light on COVID-19 infection, vaccination among dental hygienists 

ADA | April 28, 2021

Most Patients Comfortable Seeking Dental Care, Data Show

DrBicuspid | May 3, 2021

Study Demonstrates Saliva Can Spread Novel Coronavirus

NIH Director’s Blog | April 22, 2021

Editorial: Time for change regarding blood donations 

Iowa State Daily | April 1, 2021

LC-MS/MS Quantification of Nevirapine and Its Metabolites in Hair for Assessing Long-Term Adherence 

Molecules. 2020 Dec 2;25(23):5692. doi: 10.3390/molecules25235692

Hospital air frequently contaminated with SARS-CoV-2, though viruses are rarely viable

Healio | December 31, 2020

2019 National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Progress Report Shows HAI Prevention Possible

CDC | December 2, 2020

Small Healthcare, Social Service Settings Continue To Suffer PPE Shortages Amid US Coronavirus Surge – ADA NEWS

Washington Post | November 22, 2020

ADA responds to claim that HIV spreads via toothbrush sharing

Dr. Bicuspid | November 17, 2020

It's the year 2020 and doctors are falsely claiming HIV can be transmitted by sharing toothbrushes. Yes, really.

PinkNews | November 11, 2020

Dentists leaders in infection control, but it doesn't come cheap 

Akron Beacon Journal November 7, 2020

Dental trends: How infection control has changed and will continue to change

Dr. Bicuspid | November 2, 2020


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