3 Ways to Improve the Efficiency and Safety of This Critical Space
What would you do with five extra minutes per procedure in your dental practice?
Does Your Office Follow the CDC’s Guidelines Correctly?
Instruments must be properly taken care of if they are to function as they were intended, for as long as they were intended. A safe and efficient cleaning process will protect the investment you’ve made in high-quality dental instruments.
Get Back to Basics with These 3 Cleaning Tips for Dental Professionals
Are You Doing Enough to Keep Patients and Practitioners Safe?
Thank You for Your Readership and Engagement
In 2017, our first blog post started off with the headline Don’t read the new Hu-Friedy Blog!
Now, that was a tongue-in-cheek approach to actually encouraging blog readership, but only if you were interested in value add information and content that would help you perform at your best.
Have you reviewed your 401K performance this year? Have you taken the time to go through all of your credit cards to see which ones have the highest interest rate and should be eliminated? Have you sworn off ever shopping at IKEA because you dread the process of clearing your head so you can fully immerse yourself in the instructions for how to put that 19-piece bench together? Just reading those statements probably made your palms start to sweat a bit, right?
Quick tips to make your instrument processing thorough and safe
If you've ever watched the reality television show Dirty Jobs, you've probably concluded that dirty jobs are fun to watch or learn about, but not to do. However, these so-called "dirty jobs" play vital roles in society, keeping a world on the move going. When you think about it, especially on a microscopic level, instrument reprocessing is a dirty job, too, with countless microbes and organic debris being removed from the surfaces of instruments.
Are you up-to-date on the latest guidelines and standards from CDC, OSAP, OSHA and your state government? Do you stay current with industry news and continuing education? Develop more confidence in your infection control management by increasing focus on training, documentation and ongoing education. Follow these 5 steps to help your office get compliant and stay compliant with infection control protocols: