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Mission: To provide infection prevention and safety products that protect clincians, patients, and the practice.

Palmero Healthcare News



  How Important Are Your Eyes?
By Evelyn Cook
Infectious agents have specific modes of transmission within healthcare settings, most commonly direct contact, indirect contact, and droplet. In dentistry, there is potential for both providers and patients to have exposure to infectious agents with the mucous membrane of the eye (conjunctiva) via any of these modes of transmission. READ MORE ›


  Palmero is now offering the ProVision Econo Wraps Grey Safety Eyewear in a 10-Pack Dispenser!

The Econo Wrap is a sleek, feather-weight polycarbonate wraparound eyewear with universal fit. It is fog-free and scratch-resistant. Blocks up to 95% of UVA and UVB rays. Meets the ANSI Z287.1 Standard. The 10-Pack is available in grey and clear. This design is also available in a scaled down version - Mini Econo Wraps™ - in both colors. READ MORE ›


 
X-Ray Apron Trade-In/Recycling Program

Buy 1, Recycle 1, Receive 1 apron hanger
Palmero is committed to environmental responsibility. It’s a key component of our core values and an extension of our mission to protect patients, clinicians, and the practice to include the environment as well. READ MORE ›


  Q1 National Promotions announced

Do you know what promotions Palmero Healthcare is hosting for the first quarter of 2018? Learn about the promotions by clicking the image. Or, for more information, visit palmerohealth.com, call 800.344.6424 or email customerservice@palmerohealth.com.
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Industry News



  Why Do Dentists ... Make Me Wear Glasses?
Most people will have had the experience of the chair side assistant or dentist handing them a pair of glasses and asking them to put them on while the chair reclines or just prior to treatment starting. More often than not, the glasses are tinted, so it would be reasonable to assume that they have been offered to counteract the glare of the overhead light, which can be pretty bright.  READ MORE ›


  Eye safety in dentistry
The objective of this article is to express an experimental, work-supported opinion of its authors regarding the inadequacy of the current dental mask and eyewear combination for protecting dental providers. The various types and sources of dental practice eye occupational hazards and the possible entry routes of dental debris toward the practitioner’s eyes are discussed. Experimental work investigating the shortcomings of the current dental mask and eyewear combination for protecting the dental provider’s eyes are presented.  READ MORE ›


  What is risk of infection transmission in dental offices?
Transmission of infectious agents between patients and dental health care staff rarely occurs. However, breakdown in basic infection-control practices such as unsafe injection practices or failure to autoclave instruments between patients may lead to increased risk of transmission of infectious agents.  READ MORE ›


  CDC Offers App for Infection Prevention in Dental Settings
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes adherence to infection prevention and control recommendations easier than ever with their new mobile app, CDC DentalCheck.  READ MORE ›
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