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COVID-19 Resource Center: Stay Updated for Your Dental Practice

MAKE INFECTION PREVENTION A PRIORITY WITH IMS 

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing unprecedented disruption to everyday life around the globe, there is a lot of uncertainty around what happens next and what to do to stay proactive and prepared. Within the world of dentistry, you might be wondering what to do now and while this situation is certainly a challenge, that doesn’t mean there aren’t silver linings. With patients and procedures temporarily on hold, there are ways to focus on staying productive and proactive.

Now, more than ever, infection prevention is top of mind. Are you doing everything you can to provide a safe environment for your patients and staff? If you are not already using an Instrument Management System (IMS) at your practice, now might be the time to consider this safe, compliant, and efficient system for organizing and reprocessing instruments.

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TRUST: THE RETURN TO THE DENTIST AFTER COVID-19 - Dr. Carlo Poggio

2020-07-21

What is it like to go to the dentist in the post-COVID19 era? Dr. Carlo Poggio offers an overview of what needs to be done in order to gain patients’ trust again. His clinic has been considered a landmark of infection prevention for almost 20 years, due also to the advanced workflow standardization systems used: the Hu-Friedy IMS Cassettes.

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NOW IS THE TIME TO DO BETTER - SECRET WEAPON

2020-06-05

As COVID-19 causes practices to revise their infection prevention procedures, we already have the ultimate solution: the Instrument Management System (IMS). For decades, practices have used IMS for safe, sterile, and efficient instrument reprocessing, but some have not always considered it a necessity. That’s wrong. According to Dr. Molinari, the IMS System is the best way to protect the safety of patients and staff alike in a concrete, visible way. Learn why IMS is now more critical than ever as you work to get patients back in your chair.

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STAY INFORMED - POST COVID-19 GUIDELINES

2020-06-01

The spread of COVID-19 continues to be the most prominent and pressing topic in world news and you need to stay up to date on the latest information so you can keep your patients and practices safe. Resources from European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), as well as dental-specific resources upon the specific European Countries Regulations that we have created to break down the information and support you further. This page will continue to be updated with new information as it becomes available.

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KEEPING PATIENTS SAFE

2020-05-25

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO KEEP YOUR PATIENTS SAFE? Preventing and controlling the spread of infectious diseases is very important in the dental community. Follow our advises on how to reduce the risk for patients of contracting infectious disease. Standard precautions, instrument and device safety, hand hygiene, clean surfaces, protective equipment (PPE) and water quality are the main topics!

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A CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE ON CORONAVIRUS AND IMPORTANT INFECTION CONTROL CAVEATS IN THE DENTAL HEALTHCARE SETTING - ON DEMAND

2020-05-20

This webinar will review the current state of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak as well as evidenced based strategies necessary to mitigate transmission to dental healthcare professionals and patients. The program will review a common sense approach to ensuring safety and also ensuring continuity of clinical operations within individual practice environments.

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BEST PRACTICES FOR PATIENT COMMUNICATION WHEN REOPENING THE PRACTICE - ON DEMAND

2020-05-19

Both the team and the patients need to be prepared to function efficiently within the new practice parameters. This course includes developing a questionnaire for patient screening prior to their appointment, protocols for checking patients in for their appointment, pre and post treatment protocols and post treatment follow-up with patients.

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BE READY TO REOPEN, PART 2

2020-05-18

Over the last ten weeks, we have looked at how we can help your practice staying in good shape in order to be prepared for reopen. We focused on education, information, and tools we designed to better face the COVID-19 emergency altogether. Now we want to provide specific clinical and fiscal solutions designed to help you create a safe and efficient environment for both patients and staff.

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HOW TO STAY PROTECTED AND MINIMIZE THE RISK OF CROSS-INFECTIONS IN DENTAL PRACTICE?

2020-04-29

Do you know what needs to be done once the pandemic is over? Will you be ready when patients come back to your dental office to ensure their safety as well as dental staff’s? Hu-Friedy has the solutions that helps you minimize the exposure to cross-infection and blood borne pathogens during daily procedures to be the best in practice for infection control and prevention.

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BE READY TO REOPEN, PART 1

2020-04-21

From administrative to clinical to infection prevention tasks, there’s a lot you can and should be doing to keep your practice in good shape. Part one of this post will examine best practice recommendations for temporarily closing an office as well as what can be done during this interim downtime. Part two will then detail steps for reopening the practice for all procedures.

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COVID-19 TOWN HALL: Q & A WITH 4 INFECTION PREVENTION COMPLIANCE CONSULTANTS ON DEMAND

2020-04-10

We have brought together infection prevention and control compliance consultants for a town all style presentation that will answer the most common questions about COVID-19 as it relates to dental practices. Consultants will review new recommendations from the CDC for screen patients, PPE requirements, and managing product shortages, as well as protecting patients and dental teams from aerosol and droplet contamination. The webinar is presented on demand in a question and answer format.

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WAYS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TIME WHILE NOT SEEING PATIENTS

2020-04-02

While this situation is certainly a challenge, that doesn’t mean there aren’t silver linings. With patients and procedures temporarily on hold, there are ways to focus on staying productive and proactive. This is a challenging moment for everyone, and while you may not be able to come into the office, we’re here to help you make the most of this time so you can continue to be the best in practice when practices reopen.

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DENTAL PRACTICES, INSTITUTIONS AND COVID-19 WEBINAR ON DEMAND

2020-03-27

This course will provide dental professionals in private practice, and administrators in dental education with information on strategies to reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, operate your business under increasing restrictions, manage the urgent needs of your patients, and communicate to your patients, employees, and other critical partners.

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