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ADA Cites Infection Control Resources As Media Focuses on Oklahoma Oral Surgeon

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013


The ADA is closely monitoring a news story involving the investigation of a Tulsa, Okla., oral surgeon for allegedly poor infection control practices and delegation of dental procedures, according to ADA News. In addition to emailing an Issues Alert statement to its members Friday citing resources on infection control and health practices in U.S. dental offices, the ADA also issued a press release, which can be found at

The ADA also has listed the following links as helpful resources to dentists: Policy Statement on Bloodborne Pathogens, Infection Control and the Practice of Dentistry; Statement on Infection Control in Dentistry; and CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings (2003).

To read the entire ADA News article, click here.

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