Infection prevention and control

Public told to sterilise toothbrushes to stop Covid-19 spreading

A dental charity is calling on the public to sterilise their toothbrushes in a bid to halt the spread of Covid-19.  

Coming clean about sanitisers

During recent weeks it has become distressingly apparent that there is a high level of confusion amongst the general public about which sanitising products are effective against coronavirus. Posts on...

Saniswiss promotes protection against viruses

The Switzerland-based hygiene solutions company has recommended a number of products to help stop the spread of viruses, including the one involved in the current Coronavirus outbreak.

Compliance at Cardiff Convention

One of Britain’s leading specialists in dental decontamination and cross-infection control, Aura Infection Control, will be on hand at this month’s Cardiff Dentistry Show.

Recognising and rewarding excellence

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Prestige Dental strengthens its product specialist team

Prestige Dental’s newest recruit, Rebecca Baxendale, has hit the ground running. Just back from Boston, USA, where she’s been undergoing hands-on training at Pulpdent on all things Activa BioActive.

Dental organisations support World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Three national dental organisations are supporting the World Health Organisation’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week by urging the dental profession to help keep antibiotics working.

Are you ready to test your antimicrobial prescribing knowledge?

The British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS) has launched a new antimicrobial stewardship e-Learning resource for oral health professionals to test their knowledge of antibiotic prescribing. 

Bacteria-killing dentures to vanquish oral infections in elderly

Researchers at the Manchester Metropolitan University have designed and developed a dental resin which actively fights oral bacteria and fungi using a slow-release mechanism that lasts for 45 days.