CDC Summary, Checklist and Mobile App
The CDC’s Summary of Infection Prevention Practices includes toolkits, a mobile app, and a training module as a companion piece to their Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings document.
The individual modules for various safety practices can be found be accessed here.
HPTC Compliance Training Partners Detailed Infection Control Checklist
This detailed infection control checklist includes instrument sterilization, clinical contact, dental unit waterlines, and more.
AAPD Policy on Infection Control
The AAPD Policy on Infection Control offers scientific support for infection control policies, procedures, and practices in dental health care settings in order to prevent disease transmission from patient to care provider, from care provider to patient, and from patient to patient.
Oral Health Topics: Infection Control and Sterilization
This ADA publication offers key points for infection control and sterilization in the dental office.
UCONN School of Dental Medicine Infection Control Program Information and Policy Manual
The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine created this comprehensive policy manual that includes guidelines for infection control in dental offices.
Webinars, training modules, etc. are coming soon.
Selected References for Infection Prevention and Control by Topic Area
The CDC provides this comprehensive list of references for infection control, categorized by topics including hygiene, sharps safety, and dental unit water quality.
Understanding the Role of Facility Design in the Acquisition and Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections
This document, commissioned by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, focuses on how the physical environment relates to infection. In particular, the article on Page 127 highlights recommendations for facility design that can reduce healthcare-associated infections.