Dentistry Recommended Infection Control Practices

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Despite revised guidelines and recommendations for dental office infection control for dental health care personnel there are ongoing reports of adverse events resulting from health care and dental personnel failing to adhere to standard precautions and basic infection control practices.

Infection Control Consulting Services (ICCS) is offering an initial free telephone consultation for  infection control dentists to find out what services they may need to ensure they are able to comply with the guidelines for infection control in dental health care settings including immunizations for HCP, safe injection practices and regulatory framework for disinfectants and sterilants and methods for sterilizing and disinfecting patient care items and environmental surfaces. 

Infection Control Consulting Services (LLC) can help your dental office with on-site visits to, bring the staff up to speed with latest guidelines, assess best practice recommendations and develop infection control programs for your dental office that complies with regulatory agencies and improve the processes for reducing your dental office risk associated with infection.

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC, is the founder and president of Infection Control Consulting Services LLC (ICCS). Phenelle has more than 30 years' experience providing customized comprehensive infection control and prevention services to healthcare facilities nationwide. Her services focus on assisting hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, dental office and oral surgery practices, doctor's offices, nursing homes and other organizations with implementing and maintaining an infection control program that: complies with The Joint Commission, AAAHC, Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and other regulatory agencies; respond to situations of noncompliance; and improve the processes for reducing risk.