Last Updated: May 9, 2021    


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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

Aerosol and Surface Distribution of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Hospital Wards, Wuhan, China, 2020

Emerging Infectious Diseases | Volume 26, Number 7 - July 2020

Best Practices for Infection Control in Dental Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

OSAP/DQP | June 19, 2020

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings

CDC | March 2020

New Report Suggests Abandoning Routine TB Testing for Healthcare Workers

Infection Control Today | October 17, 2019

Updated Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel Guidelines (Part I)
OSAP Annual Conference - Call for Proposals
Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2019
New Dental Unit Waterlines Webpage
International: Videoteca Biosecurity Blog
Liliana Donatelli, Cristófoli Biosafety Consultant
The "Videoteca Blog Biossegurança" videos have been carefully designed to assist you in the procedures for implementing biosafety in your establishment, protecting your staff and clients. You can switch the subtitles to English in Youtube.
The significance of the US Food and Drug Administration for dental professionals and safe patient care

Seroconversion rate among health care workers exposed to HIV-contaminated body fluids: The University of Pittsburgh 13-year experience

AJIC | May 2017

Seroconversion rates among health care workers exposed to hepatitis C virus–contaminated body fluids: The University of Pittsburgh 13-year experience

AJIC | May 2017

From Policy to Practice, OSAP’s Guide to the CDC Guidelines 

OSAP | January 2017
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

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

Dental offices adjust practices, procedures during COVID-19

Cleveland Jewish News | October 26, 2020

'Aerosol' vs. 'airborne' vs. 'droplets' amid COVID-19: What you need to know

ABC News | October 2, 2020

Interventions to Reduce Aerosolized Microbes in Dental Practice: A Systematic Review with Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Journal of Dental Research | September 2020

Side effects of PPE: Tips to relieve physical and emotional exhaustion

CDA | August 17, 2020

HIV Surveillance Report: Monitoring Selected HIV Prevention and Care Objectives Using Surveillance Data, United States and 6 Dependent Areas, 2018

CDC | August 2020

Record Number of Oral Healthcare Professionals Earn the OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control CertificateTM

OSAP | July 30, 2020

Medical (and Dental) Workers Should Use Respirator Masks, Not Surgical Masks

NY Times | June 1, 2020

ADHA Releases Interim Guidance on Returning to Work

ADHA | May 29, 2020

The use of respirators in the dental office requires OSHA compliance

RDH | May 28, 2020

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response

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