Dental Practice

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  • 6.1 Infection Control

    All dentists and allied dental personnel must work to minimise the risk of disease transmission, complying with the DBA’s infection control obligations and the ADA’s Guidelines for Infection Control. 

  • 6.2 Quality Assurance

    Improving the quality and safety of dental care must incorporate standard principles of Quality Assurance and Total Quality Management. 

  • 6.3 Dental Health Care Workers (and Students) Infected with Blood-Borne Viruses

    All dental health care workers should be vaccinated against blood-borne viruses, should monitor their infection status, and if their status is stable should be permitted to perform exposure prone procedures.

  • 6.4 Management of Impaired Dental Practitioners

    Impaired dental practitioners can continue to provide valuable and safe dental health services, as long as their conditions are appropriately managed by regulatory authorities.