Handwashing is not necessary when taking intra-oral dental radiographs because gloves are always worn.

Clean and disinfect all dental impressions immediately after removal from the patient’s mouth.

Gloves must be worn when there is the potential for contacting:

Which of the following is not considered personal protective equipment? Thoroughly reviewed throughout pages

What is the water temperature that should be used when washing hands?

Which of the following statements is true?

Steam sterilization under pressure can be achieved with:

Universal precautions are strategies used to _____________ the risk of transmission of pathogens in the health-care setting.

Semi-critical instruments:

Proper spore testing verification can be accomplished by:

Disinfecting agents for environmental surfaces should:

What must be right after exposure?

When recapping an anesthetic needle, it is BEST to:

Instruments should be packaged before sterilization to:

Handwashing technique includes the use of:

The greatest risk of infection from a needle stick is from:

When using universal precautions, _____________ infection control procedures are used for all patients.

Counter tops and unit surfaces should be cleaned using 2x2 or 4x4 soaked in disinfectant and decontaminant cleaner, wipe all counter tops using “spray, wipe, spray technique” , never allow the gauze to go back over a previously cleared area.

What is the most important means of preventing disease transmission?

Dental personnel are potentially exposed to:

The average risk of HIV infection after a needle stick exposure to HIV-infected blood is:

When should face masks be changed?

All patients must be treated equally regardless of physical condition. A patient with a communicable disease is treated with more caution.

The guidelines for infection control standard are set by:

The letters CDC stand for:

Face shields may be worn:

Dental unit waterlines will be flushed for how long between patients?

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