September 28, 2023

Evidence-based Clinical Guidelines for Acute Dental Pain in Children

A panel put together by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association Science and Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and Center for Integrative Global Oral Health at the University of Pennsylvania have developed seven recommendations and five good practice statements after a review to determine the effect […]

July 21, 2023

New Evidence-Based Dental Recommendations for Treating Caries Lesions

A panel of experts recently published new recommendations for dental treatment of caries lesions in the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA). Dentists should take some time to review these recent guidelines and modify current practices as needed to reflect the updated recommendations.

June 20, 2023

Engage at Any Age: Providing Safe Care for the Aging Population in the Dental Office Setting

By 2030, one in six people in the world will be over the age of 60. How can dental providers be prepared amidst the lingering effects of the pandemic coupled with the increased demand for care? Here is guidance from our risk management consultants on how to provide safe dental care to seniors.

July 11, 2022

Improving Hand Hygiene in Dental Practices to Promote Safety and Instill Confidence

Practicing diligent hand hygiene is a well-known principle of patient and healthcare worker safety and a standard precaution for infection prevention and control in dental practices. Hand hygiene is one of the most important steps that dental staff can take to prevent the spread of infections. Here are strategies to reduce hygiene risks in your practice.