Insights from CHL
Do you devour the vast choice of dental titles that arrive in your practice each month, or only flick through them? Either way, you’ll spot a recurring topic across dental academic and frontline treatment areas: biofilm.
It’s time for dental practices to up their game when it comes to infection control. The good news is that this can be done more easily, more quickly, more effectively, and more affordably. CleanCert is the only treatment available today that eliminates all five stages…
Your patients have spent months wearing masks and taking extra precautions. They need to know that the dental rinse you’re offering them is as effective and as safe as possible. The gentle, biomimetic formulation of OraWize+ offers unparalleled antimicrobial action…
Hypochlorous (HOCl) is the gold-standard for disinfecting waterlines, equipment, surfaces, and skin in clinical settings. Maybe you’ve heard of it? Maybe your practice already uses it? Either way, you need to be sure you’re using the optimal formulation of this…
SARS-CoV-2 teaches us that the way we adapt to manage dental infection control better is vital to help practices return anywhere near normal. In the wake of the novel coronavirus, dental patients are now high-risk customers.
The coronavirus epidemic is leading dental practices to focus more on disinfection than ever before. Government guidelines around sanitisation procedures, best practice and risk management are updated frequently in line with rapidly emerging data around the way the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is transmitted.
As you are all aware, Public Health England (PHE) have cascaded down to NHS practice via the office of the Chief Dental Officer (OCDO) that fallow time is one hour. Fallow time begins when the aerosol generating procedure (AGP) has finished, not when the patient leaves.
Returning to practice in the wake of coronavirus places unique challenges on the dental industry. The introduction of a fallow period following aerosol-generating procedures represents a new challenge to practices. However, a £3m investment in a ‘game changing’ technical innovation…
Recent articles like ‘Can mouthwashes douse the spread of Covid 19?’ published in MedScape on June 12 and Dr Challacombe’s June ’20 paper presented at the Royal Society of Medicine both suggest an oxidising mouthwash can reduce microbial load, which in turn could possibly halt the spread of Covid 19.
Dentists in the UK were given the green light to re-open on June 8, following a recent government announcement, allbeit on a much restricted service. All across the country, practices are frantically working to implement safety protocols in the wake of the post-lockdown phase of the coronavirus pandemic.