Periodontics and the new CDC guidelines.

Linda C. Basquill, Patrick J. Basquill

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On December 19, 2003, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings--2003. The publication was the first comprehensive dental infection control update since 1993. Although the guidelines are not directed toward a particular dental specialty, some recommendations may have a significant impact on the practice of periodontics because of the nature of the procedures that are considered routine to the specialty. This article deals with some of the issues addressed in the guidelines, highlighting topics of special interest to periodontists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)545-549; quiz 550
JournalCompendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
Volume25
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2004

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Periodontics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
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Dental Infection Control
Dental Specialties
Dental Care
Infection Control
Dentists
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Periodontics and the new CDC guidelines. / Basquill, Linda C.; Basquill, Patrick J.

In: Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995), Vol. 25, No. 7, 07.2004, p. 545-549; quiz 550.

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Basquill, LC & Basquill, PJ 2004, 'Periodontics and the new CDC guidelines.', Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995), vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 545-549; quiz 550.
Basquill, Linda C. ; Basquill, Patrick J. / Periodontics and the new CDC guidelines. In: Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995). 2004 ; Vol. 25, No. 7. pp. 545-549; quiz 550.
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