State by State Recommendations Regarding Dental Care During COVID19 Spread

Updated 3.27.2020 (4:41pm MST)

Below is the state by state statements made by dental associations regarding the need to limit or postpone dental care due to the spread of COVID-19. The team at ProEdge will make every effort to keep this updated as possible.  Please consult with your state dental[...]

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Announcing The Brand New QuickPass™ In-Office Dental Water Test

Over the last few years, there has not been a hotter topic in dentistry infection control than waterline maintenance. With tragic infection outbreaks in Atlanta, Georgia and Anaheim, California impacting at least 91 healthy children displayed across headlines via CNN, NPR, Good Morning America,[...]

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The Comprehensive Dental Water Testing Guide

What is in your dental unit waterlines? 

You’ve probably seen the pictures and you’ve probably read the news headlines - looking for the answer to this question is not without stress.

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How To Shock Your Dental Unit Waterlines

Dental waterlines are extremely susceptible to bacterial contamination. Why that’s the case is another conversation altogether, but because of that, they must be treated consistently and effectively.

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California Dental Water Legislation Roundup - SB1491 & AB1277

There has been a lot of confusion surrounding California's recent legislation concerning dental water. This post is going to clear that up once and for all. 

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Dental Water Infection Outbreak in Anaheim - What Happened?

(Updated June 19, 2019)

In 2016, a dental unit waterline contamination at a pediatric practice in Anaheim, California led to mycobacterium abscessus infections in at least 71 children.

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10 Action Items Practices Should Take From OSAP's Dental Water Recommendations

If you haven't read the new OSAP white paper and recommendations on Dental Unit Water Quality, you’ve probably heard about it. 

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The Importance of OSAP's New Dental Water Quality Recommendations

Last year at the Annual Conference hosted by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP), there was a Q & A with a handful of the leading dental infection control experts, including Shannon Mills, DDS and John A. Molinari, PhD. One of the first questions asked of the panel was [...]

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Cleaning and Maintaining Dental Unit Waterlines - Dentistry's Dirty Little Secret

Dental Unit Waterlines (DUWLs) began getting attention back in the late 1980s as infection control became a major focus for medical professionals. 

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Treating Dental Unit Waterlines - Where Do I Start?

With dental unit waterline safety being a bit of a hot topic right now, let's get you off to a great start.

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