SEPTEMBER 25, 2023


It’s the last week of #DICAM23! This week we’ll be learning about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 


Gloves, masks, eyewear, and protective apparel help protect your patients and dental team from exposure to potentially harmful microorganisms. 


Check out these resources on PPE for your practice: 


Get involved! Visit to learn more about PPE and other #DICAM23 topics. 



September 13, 2023


Updated COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available, Recommended by CDC

Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech are releasing recently authorized and approved COVID-19 vaccines for the public as of September 11, 2023. The updated vaccines were developed to target the current variants of COVID-19 for protection of the potential effects of coronavirus and Long Covid.

Everyone 6 months of age and older are recommended to recieve one of the shots.


Quad A Pediatric Dentistry Accreditation Program

OSAP: Dental Infection Prevention & Safety Association

Dental Anesthesia Incident Reporting System (DAIRS)

Reporting is anonymous. All reports to DAIRS are maintained as privileged and confidential. DAIRS self-reporting system is used to collect and analyze anesthesia incidents in order to improve the quality of dental anesthesia care. (Examples of incidents include laryngospasm, cardiac event, equipment failure, drug interaction, and other serious incidents that cause permanent harm.) 

Infection Prevention & Control in Dental Settings (CDC)

Stay Current on Health Alerts & Emergencies (CDC)

Achieving Safety Culture in Dentistry and Why it Matters