Dentists Failing to Keep Their Hands Clean?

Dentists’ Hands Might Be Dirtier Than You’d Expect

A study of New York dental practitioners found that most are not following the hand-cleaning recommendations of the CDC.

Published in July’s Journal of the ADA, it found that 19% of dentist respondents don’t wash or disinfect their hands between patients. Even more surprising, some 20% reported that they don’t wear gloves at all.

The good news? When it comes to keeping their hands clean, dentists don’t seem to be doing any worse than their physician colleagues.

With hand hygiene like this it’s enough to make you wonder which century we’re in!

Read more


© 2017, The Wealthy Dentist - Dental Marketing - All Rights Reserved - Dental Website Marketing Site Map

The Wealthy Dentist® - Contact by email - Privacy Policy

P.O. Box 1220, Tiburon, CA 94920

The material on this website is offered in conjunction with MasterPlan Alliance.

Copyright 2017 Du Molin & Du Molin, Inc. All rights reserved. If you would like to use material from this site, our reports, articles, training programs
or tutorials for use in any printed or electronic media, please ask permission first by email.