The Next Generation of Disposable Face Shields Is Here!

Palmero Healthcare, a Hu-Friedy subsidiary, is proud to offer Dynamic Disposables New Snapeez Face Shields. Known for our safety and infection prevention compliance products, we understand the importance of face shields when additional protection is needed to safeguard the entire face from infectious agents.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Eye Conservation in Dental Practices

Eliza Ravenel, RDH, CDA Our eyes are among the most fragile, the most permeable, and the most infection-prone parts of our anatomy. Humans have remarkable visual acuity – powers most of us rely on to get through our daily routines, accomplish work, scan information, and simply experience the world. And yet, when it comes to safety procedures in the dental office, eye conservation often takes a backseat to infection prevention.

Dental Infection Control NEW Website Launch

We've been involved with an exciting new dental infection control initiative that is being spearheaded by OSAP, DANB and the DALE Foundation. We are proud to announce the official launch of the new website for this initiative, which will serve as a resource and roadmap for those in the dental profession and dental trade who are interested in upping their game through education and certification. Learn more at dentalinfectioncontrol.org/.

My Eye's on You: Are Dental Professionals Using Safety Glasses While Rendering Care?

Compared to medicine, dentistry has been slow to consider how patient safety practices can be improved for several reasons. In contrast, dental care is much less structured than hospital care, and most dentists practice in isolation. Many dental professionals are unaware of the safety culture. Nevertheless, incidents can occur in dentistry and can lead to serious consequences.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

This Woman Lost Her Eye After a Routine Trip to the Dentist Went Horribly Wrong

Jenn Morrone went to the dentist for a root canal. Her dentist didn’t have her wear eye protection—something that’s recommended for all visits to the dentist by both the American Dental Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Eye Safety: Infection Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends eye protection for a variety of potential exposure settings where workers may be at risk of acquiring infectious diseases via ocular exposure.

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