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

Dental Hygienists and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Ninety-two percent (92%) of practicing dental hygienists are currently or have previously experienced musculoskeletal pain related to the practice of dental hygiene. Our senior group project focused on identifying the relationship between physical fitness and the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders within the dental hygiene profession.

A Safe Workplace is Sound Business

The main goal of safety and health programs is to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and deaths, as well as the suffering and financial hardship these events can cause for workers, their families, and employers. The recommended practices use a proactive approach to managing workplace safety and health.

Effective Asepsis For Clinical Surfaces and Equipment

As technology has advanced, oral health professionals have also come to rely on impervious barriers for management of sensitive semi-critical equipment, such as cordless handpiece components, scanners, intraoral cameras, digital X-ray sensors and endodontic microscopes, among others. The proper use and application of disinfectants and barriers are essential to patient safety, and preventing occupational injury or illness due to unsafe exposure.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

The Dentist's Operating Posture-Ergonomic Aspects

In the field of ergonomics applied in dentistry one of the most discussed theme is the working posture of the dentist. The special attention on this topic is explained by the widely recognized and accepted fact that posture is the key of preventing the musculoskeletal disorders.

Jenn's Vision: Advocate for Eyewear for Dental Patients

When it comes to eye protection for patients, there is no law, no regulation, and no place to go for clearly defined rights and wrongs. A few years ago, a young lady with a mission wrote to me about her devastating experience in the dental setting. Noel Kelsch, RDHAP, describes how a victim of an eye injury in a dental office now advocates for eyewear for dental patients.

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