Sedation dentistry enhances patient comfort and can dramatically expand a practice’s capabilities. This presentation explores the art and science of safe and effective intravenous procedures that ultimately create a more comfortable and positive dental experience.
Acknowledging safe dental unit water as a fundamental standard of care marks a critical evolution in dentistry. This presentation addresses this emerging imperative, underscoring the necessity for dental practices to elevate their protocols to meet these minimum standards. It outlines the essential steps for ensuring water safety, including proper testing, treatment, and shocking procedures tailored for dental settings. This presentation stresses the importance of designating an infection control coordinator to spearhead these initiatives, ensuring that dental care providers not only meet but exceed the expectations in patient safety and care.