Infection Control Archive

Materials or Cleansers used for Hand Hygiene in Dentistry

Hand Hygiene in Dentistry is very important as the hands need to completely sterile to prevent any cross infection from the hands to the surgical site. Scrubbing of hands means to clean the hands till the forearms and elbows. Some important things to do before any surgery is – Nails have to ...Read More

Protocol for Management and handling of Dental Hospital Waste – Color coding for waste disposal

Dental Clinic is similar to any Hospital or sometimes more than a Hospital in terms of Waste production which are the result of health care activities during Dental Procedures. Hospital Waste includes approximately 75-90% of Non-Hazardous or General waste which do not lead to any spread of infection to others and the ...Read More

Complications and Risks involved in Tongue Piercing

Tongue Piercing is a trend for some people but there are many complications associated and it is very important to make sure you are ready to bear up with the complications and take proper After Care. Tongue Piercing After Care Tongue piercing is inserting a foreign body into your tongue which as ...Read More

Root Canal Treatment Failures – Xrays and Photos

Root Canal Treatment Failures are becoming the 3rd most common cause of tooth extraction after Caries and mobility. With the increase in root canal treatment failures it becomes the duty of Dentists to make sure that root canal treatments are undergone with proper care and by following the proper technique like Maintain ...Read More

What are the Micro organisms found in a Failed Endodontic Treated tooth with Apical Pathology or Apical Periodontitis

An Endodontic Treated tooth with Post operative Apical Periodontitis often is a result of improper BMP during Root Canal Treatment. Only a small number of species of micro organisms have been found in the root canals of  properly endodonticaly treated teeth which in follow up revealed a persisting Asymptomatic periapical radiolucencies. So ...Read More

Methods of Steralization of various materials in Dental clinic

Steralization of various materials in dental clinic are very important to maintain proper hygiene and to prevent cross infection from patient to patient or patient to the dentist or dental assistants. In dental clinic there are different types of materials used and because of this all materials cannot be steralized similarly and ...Read More

Precautions to be taken after Tongue piercing | Tongue Piercing After Care

Tongue piercing can be traced back to the ancient Central American civilizations, that carried out piercing as a part of a traditional ritual. But today it is seen more of a fashion statement by the youngsters and the rockstars who they follow and idioloze. After you have got your tongue piercing done ...Read More

Steralization in Endodontics

Endodontics is an important branch of dentistry which deals with the Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of diseases concerned with the hard tissues(Enamel, dentin) and soft tissues(Pulp) of the tooth. So for every Dental Student and Dental Practitioner it is important and necessary to learn the sterilization techniques followed in Endodontics which will  ...Read More

Hand Hygiene in Dentistry

Hand Hygiene is achieved by handwash, which is the primary means of infection control in dentistry infact any surgical procedure. In Dentistry Hands are the parts of the body which are the most exposed to the site of operation, the site of operation is the place where chances of transmission of diseases ...Read More

Infection control in Dental Clinics

This post is based on the line which i have used the most in this site ” Prevention is Better Than Cure “ Infection Control in our Dental clinics and protecting ourselves from the infective agents which the patients might carry is the primary requirement in any successful Dental Clinic, as we ...Read More