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Hand Hygiene for the Dental Team

Are you and your staff engaged in best practices with hand washing? Do you need to train new staff on how to wash their hands properly?

Good hand washing is a simple yet effective way to prevent the spread of germs between patients and dental professionals. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Hand Hygiene Guidelines Fact Sheet notes that using gloves reduces hand contamination by 70 to 80 percent.

The ADA Professional Product Review takes a thorough look at hand washing products, indications for hand washing and even includes a technique video (Vol . 10, Issue 2).  Consider using this as a topic for your next staff meeting, or as part of your staff training process.

Read the full article.

Watch the video.

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