Infection control is an integral part of our practices. Following CDC and OSHA guidelines is crucial at any time, now more than ever. We need to evaluate our handpiece sterilization procedures to prevent cross contamination in air/water lines and ensure our patients receive a safe dental visit.
Following this CE webinar, the participant will be able to: • Describe the history of pandemics • Distinguish between critical, semi-critical and non-critical instruments • Understand the key steps in handpiece sterilization • Perform proper handpiece lubrication to ensure both functionality and longevity of handpieces • Evaluate your handpiece protocol and incorporate changes to ensure patient safety
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