Colgate Oral Care Report Series – Volume 25 – No 2 – Lead Article: Infection Control in the Dental Office

Ira Lamster DDS, MMSc

This issue of the Oral Care Reports provides important updates in Infection Control and communicates the importance of compliance with infection control guidelines.

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Other topics include the clinical significance of oral candidiasis, the use of antibiotics to treatPeri-implantitis, and complete denture infections.

Upon completion of reading these articles, the clinician will be able to:

  • Recognize the growing need for vigilance about infection control in
    dental offices
  • Understand why controlling the predisposing factors for oral candidiasis is key to its prevention and management;
  • Be aware of why prevention remains the most effective option to peri-implantitis
    therapy
  • see why caregivers and institutions need to implement good denture hygiene, particularly in those who are most vulnerable to oral bacterial infections