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Dental Compliance Reminders [Social Media, X-Rays, and Beyond]

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OSHA is stepping it up

On March 12th, 2021 OSHA sent out a news release that said they launched a program to protect workers with safety concerns. OSHA is stepping up its enforcement efforts and protecting workers’ rights to a safe work environment. 


It’s time to take this stuff seriously and step up your game. Don’t look for loopholes—get this stuff done. We are seeing a shift under the new administration to enforce these things. If you get busted, it will be considered a serious violation. If you’re willfully negligent, it could be up to a $150,000 fine for a single violation. They are out for blood. 

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Handling Infection Control Breaches - India Chance + Michelle Strange

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If you fail to follow the infection control protocols that you KNOW will prevent the transmission of disease, you’ll find yourself dealing with an infection control breach.

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Dental Unit Waterlines: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly - Mike Rust + Kellie Thimmes

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  Water is the lifeline of your dental practice. If your dental unit waterlines are covered in biofilm, you’re in trouble. How do you test your water lines properly? How do you treat your systems? What do you do if you don’t have a closed system? With the heightened awareness of spreading germs due to the Coronavirus crisis, it’s more important than ever to be mindful of prevention in your practice. In this episode of Talking with the Toothcop, Dwight and I chat with Mike Rust and Kellie Thimmes from ProEdge Dental about what dentists can—and should be doing—to prevent...

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We Tackle Coronavirus Dental Compliance Questions with Dwight Shreve

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In this episode of Talking with the Toothcop, Dwight Shreve joins Andrea and I to cover some of the most-asked questions that have accumulated during the Coronavirus pandemic. We talk about face masks and respirators and how to use them properly. We also talk about addressing issues in your practice and the proper procedure if a staff member is diagnosed with COVID-19. If you have unanswered questions swirling around in your head, don’t miss this episode! Dwight Shreve worked at Crosstex for a couple of years as a Sales Manager and Infection Prevention Advisor. Now Dwight is an Independent Consultant...

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