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Infection Control in Primary Dental Care

  • Martin R. Fulford
  • Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
Book

Part of the BDJ Clinician’s Guides book series (BDJCG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Basic Science of Infection Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 3-10
    3. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 11-19
    4. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 21-28
    5. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 29-41
    6. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 43-50
    7. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 51-58
  3. Decontamination in Dentistry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 61-63
    3. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 65-76
    4. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 77-88
    5. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 89-96
    6. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 97-104
    7. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 105-115
    8. Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
      Pages 117-122
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 123-130

About this book

Introduction

This book is an easy-to-use guide to all aspects of infection control and decontamination that will support the implementation of effective measures for risk reduction in dental practice. Among the topics addressed are the principles and practicalities of cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments, the role of personal protective equipment, the design and use of decontamination rooms, choice of dental equipment, environmental disinfection, and considerations relating to dental unit water lines. In addition, readers will find an informative and helpful section on the background history and basic science of infection control within dentistry. Infection Control in Primary Dental Care will be very useful for all members of the dental team, including dentists, dental nurses or assistants, dental hygienists, and therapists. The book is illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and tables to aid understanding and encourage good practice. The authors have a background in microbiology and dental practice and have extensive experience of providing advice and guidance to professional colleagues on infection control procedures.

Keywords

Dental health and safety Sterilization of dental equipment Dental unit water lines Personal protective equipment in dentistry Decontamination in dentistry

Authors and affiliations

  • Martin R. Fulford
    • 1
  • Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
    • 2
  1. 1.WedmoreUK
  2. 2.East LydfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16307-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-16306-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-16307-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2523-3327
  • Series Online ISSN 2523-3335
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