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NNOHA is the largest group of safety-net oral health practitioners in the country, and our members all share a commitment to increasing access to quality oral health care for underserved populations. NNOHA is committed to providing the highest quality resources and support designed to meet the unique needs of our members and their programs.
Patient safety is a priority for health center dental programs. To learn more, access the following resources:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)current infection prevention and control guidelines and recommendations for dental settings.
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention’s (OSAP) resources for patient safety in the dental office.
NNOHA’s webinar, Infection Prevention and Control for Dental Settings defines the purpose of an infection prevention and control (IPC) program, common IPC risks, and way to prevent common IPC risks.
HRSA’s webinar, Infection Prevention and Control in Dental Settings reviews documented transmission of infectious agents in dental settings and the implications of this information, as well as standard precautions with an emphasis on sterilization and disinfection of patient care items and devices.
The American Dental Association’s resources on patient safety and infection control.