Chapter 7Infection Control

When implementing a Virtual Dental Home, it is important to understand how infection control in remote sites differs from a traditional dental office. This chapter contains the information necessary for maintaining the proper policies and procedures when dental care is provided in non-traditional settings such as schools, community centers and nursing homes.

From infection control checklists and sterilization and disinfection guidelines to employee interview and OSAP forms, you will find important information regarding infection control in the resources and links in this chapter.