Annapolis, Md.—An online survey announced Jan. 28 by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention invites anonymous and voluntary responses from private practice dentists about the use of exposure control plans for reducing the risk of exposure to potentially infectious materials.
The most cost-effective way to ensure optimal dental health in children and adults is through prevention, education and behavioral modifications, the Association said in a disease prevention paper posted online Jan. 24. This is the first of two newly named Action for Dental Health papers that will address the importance of disease prevention.
Washington—The U.S. Surgeon General’s 50th anniversary review of tobacco science since Dr. Luther Terry’s landmark report on smoking and health updates evidence on the implications for oral health from tobacco use and the “expanding use of multiple products or the replacement of conventional combustible cigarettes with other nicotine delivery systems.”