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How Far Do Dental Aerosols Travel?
Infection Control

During dental procedures pathogens and bacteria become aerosolized. But just how mobile are these aerosols? As practitioners, knowing how diseases can contamina[...]

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How To Reduce Dental Aerosols
Infection Control

In dentistry, we have had to deal with aerosols in the dental office for quite some time. Dentists, their staff and even patients have had to deal with this gro[...]

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How Clean Dental Unit Waterlines Prevent the Spread of Aerosol Transmissible Diseases
Infection Control

As dental offices begin reopening after the COVID-19 outbreak, there is an elevated level of concern about the transmission of diseases, with the main culprit b[...]

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How To Best Choose The Right Disposable Medical Gloves
Infection Control

What purpose does a medical glove serve? Dentistry is a high-risk profession. The chance of practitioners and patients being exposed to unseen threats is alway[...]

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How To Protect Yourself From Toxic Hand Sanitizer
Infection Control

It seems like every day, the list of dangerous hand sanitizers gets longer and longer. And the threat is real: these products have been found to contain methano[...]

FAQ
Rising Prices and Limited Supply of PPE
Infection Control

Benco Dental is committed to fighting inflated PPE pricing while maintaining inventory levels and ensuring the integrity of our supply chain. To better understa[...]

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Which Mask is Best for Me?
Infection Control

Take a walk on the street, visit the grocery store, or spend time outside with others - everyone seems to be wearing a different form of face covering. In a cli[...]

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How to prepare for dental OSHA inspections
Infection Control

The past year experienced a 200 percent increase in OSHA inspections nationwide, compared to the average of the previous 20 years. Why the sudden jump? What, if[...]

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3 ways electronic records and a data logger can help monitor sterilization at your practice.
Infection Control

Effortlessly maintain compliance with electronic records that can be collected, transferred and organized as desired. By simply adding a data logger or a printe[...]

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Monitoring the sterilization process: the whys and hows
Infection Control

For sterilization at a dental practice, the Centers for Disease Control guidelines recommend consistent monitoring and record-keeping of biological, physical/me[...]

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Checklist to avoid OSHA violations and fines
Infection Control

POP QUIZ! What will you do if an inspector from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration appears in your reception area with a mandate to inspect your [...]

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Clearing the Air on Surface Disinfection: The use of Foggers and Sprayers
COVID-19

Airlines and hotels are just a few of the businesses enjoying positive press and appreciative customers for their fogging efforts. Which solution might be right[...]