Preventing Cross-contamination with Clinical Procedures

BY ROBERT KREYER, CDT With “Returning-to-Work” presented to us, the primary concern has turned towards the implementation of infection control protocols to prevent cross-contamination. Cross-contamination is two-fold, both between dental health care personnel, and between operatory and laboratory personnel. We must understand CDC Universal Precautions in our unique dental settings, along with updated OSHA and…

Wave in the ocean

Navigating Tough Times

The Navy Seals have a unique way of surviving the most difficult situations, conditions, and experiences. They train at the highest level, prepare for contingencies and have the best equipment known to mankind. At this time in our history, dentistry is faced with so many challenges that would have been impossible to predict; incredible educational debt, reimbursement declines, manpower shortages and now, COVID-19.

Essential Lab needs support

Essential Laboratory Needs Support

While current challenges continue to evolve, the health and safety of our employees, customers, and your patients remain our primary focus. Our teams meet daily to assess how to comply with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

We are also taking additional and necessary measures to support everyone’s well-being responsibly. Furthermore, we want to inform our dental community that our MicroDental laboratories remain operational for your emergency and essential needs throughout the US and Canada.

We are in this together

We’re in this Together

Our highest priority at this time is the health and safety of our teams, our valued customers, and your patients. As the global challenges continue to evolve, we would like to share some information regarding  steps we are taking to minimize the risk of exposure to our employees, our customers, and the community.

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Not All Steaks Taste the Same!

There are several reasons that you can buy filet mignon at your grocery store or butcher for anywhere from $10.99-$25.00 per pound.  Forget the fact that Authentic Japanese Wagyu Filets will set you back $214.50 per pound, and that’s at Costco!

One reason is the cost they paid and profit margin they add, the other is the grade of the beef.  Good, Better and Best cuts of meat, each have a different price when you go shopping.