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2017 Webinar - Best Practices for Infection Control in Orthodontic Practices

Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00


It’s time to review your orthodontic practice’s infection prevention and instrument sterilization protocols. New products, new technologies and yes even new protocols can save your ortho practice time and money while ensuring patient and employee safety. Jackie Dorst’s Best Practices webinar provides the latest information from CDC for patient protection during orthodontic care. Webinar attendees will learn how to sterilize orthodontic instruments to meet the current Standard of Care for state dental board infection control standards and CDC current guidelines.

Emerging diseases, complex orthodontic technology equipment, medically compromised patients and infection prevention breaches prompted CDC to publish the new Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings – Basic Expectations for Safe Care. Jackie will review the CDC Summary and provide recommendations for products and techniques to help your practice meet the current Standard of Care for infection prevention.

After this lecture you will be able to:

1.List the 7 basic CDC Infection Prevention Standards
2.Identify sterile instrument package for orthodontic instruments
3.Demonstrate correct use of sterile indicators
4.Recognize correct use of barriers and/or disinfectants for contaminated clinical contact surfaces

Jackie Dorst is microbiologist, dental hygienist and passionate about helping ortho teams to be their best! She provides the latest research and technical information with practical methods for clinical implementation. Jackie reviews the science and then applies it to the real world of clinical orthodontics.” During her 20 plus years of speaking and consulting, Jackie has become an international expert on instrument sterilization, dental infection control and safety. Her “Sterilization and Safety Tune-Ups” have inspired thousands of orthodontic professionals. She is a member of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the National Speakers Association. She is also a clinician graduate of the Academy of General Dentistry and OSHA certified to deliver safety training courses.

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: SciCan

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 75 minutes.

$0 for Members

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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