There Really Are No Secret Weapons, But This Comes Pretty Close ecervello@hu-f… Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:33

Every Day Infection Prevention, But Not an Everyday Solution

By Dr. John A. Molinari, PhD

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Time While Not Seeing Patients ecervello@hu-f… Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:12

So, Your Practice Is Temporarily Closed? Now Is the Time to Set Yourself up for Success

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing unprecedented disruption to everyday life around the globe, there is a lot of uncertainty around what happens next and what to do to stay proactive and prepared.

Best Practices for Hand Hygiene and Face Mask Use ecervello@hu-f… Wed, 03/18/2020 - 11:50

Here’s What You Need to Know to Stay Protected

As of this writing, the novel respiratory illness coronavirus disease 2019 (referred to popularly as simply “coronavirus” and abbreviated as COVID-19) has spread to over 150 countries around the globe.

Prevent Infections with these Helpful Tips ecervello@hu-f… Thu, 03/05/2020 - 13:04

Revisit our most popular infection prevention blogs, webinars, and eBooks for advice, resources, and reminders to help ensure a safe environment for your patients and staff

If you've been watching the news you know that infection prevention is top of mind. Moreover, it’s still flu season, and the CDC estimates that there have been between 32 and 45 million cases of the flu from October through the third week in February.

Has Your Dental Unit Waterline Become a Bacterial Metropolis? ecervello@hu-f… Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:21

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Dental Waterlines Clean

For decades, dental professionals have known microorganisms were colonizing the waterlines of their dental units. Ample evidence shows the narrow tubing, low flow rates, and frequent stagnation periods found in water delivery systems create the ideal metropolis for biofilms. These slimy mats of bacteria cling to the walls of the plastic tubes, sloughing off countless individual organisms into the water as it passes by.

Infection Prevention – Is Your Practice Doing Enough? kbrown@hu-friedy.com Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:57

Compliance Enters the Digital Age with the GreenLight Dental Compliance Center™ by Hu-Friedy

Ask any dentist about their infection prevention program, and they’re likely to express confidence that they’re fully compliant with all relevant regulations. But is that really the case? The slow drip of infection prevention breach stories making news around the country would suggest that compliance is more of an issue than some would like to admit.

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Four Ways to Improve the Patient Experience at Your Dental Practice

How Elevating the Patient Experience can Grow Customer Loyalty

In many ways, dental patients are just like any other type of consumer. The more satisfied your patients are with their experiences at your practice, the more likely they will be to return, keep their appointments, agree to new procedures, and refer your practice to others.