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Official standards of government agencies such as licensing boards must be followed/punishable
Official statements of government, professional, or voluntary agencies that provide guidelines for best practices
Promotes and enforces workplace standards to protect the health and safety of workers
Occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)
Protect human and environmental health
Environmental protection agency (EPA)
Regulates area such as food, drugs, and medical/dental devices
Food and drug administration (FDA)
Recommendations regarding best practices to protect human health and prevent diseases
Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)
Component of CDC; responsible for conducting research
National institute for occupational safety & health (NIOSH)
Advocacy, standards, policies, recommendations and programs to safeguard public oral health
American dental association (AMA)
Global nonprofit association of dental professionals
Organization for safety & asepsis (OSAP)
Nonprofit national dental organization that evaluates dental materials, devices, and concepts for effectiveness and clinical usefulness
Clinical research associates foundation (CRA)
Discovered cell theory; 1665
Microorganisms in a drop of rain water; first person to study microorganisms; "animalcules"; 1673
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Showed that only life can be generated from existing life of the same species; sterilized milk pasteurization; showed fermentation during baking and brewing caused microorganisms; 1864
Identified anthrax and tuberculosis and is credited for developing germ theory; 1881
Penicillin; 1st antibiotic; 1928
What happens if dental offices fail to comply with safety regulations?
Subject to enforcement through means as fines, license suspension or revocation or imprisonment
Thickness of cells for biofilm on the surface of teeth?
Herpes simplex type II is transmitted how?
Type of herpes virus that occurs in mucous membranes of the mouth and lips
Herpes simplex type I
Bacterium can divide how often?
Every 20 minutes
Branch of science concerned with the study of living organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye?
Contaminated (infectious waste and sharps) and hazardous?
Written document that provides comprehensive information about a single chemical
Material safety data sheet (MSDS)
Can Dental Assistants decline the hepatitis B vaccine?
Droplet transmission (inhalation transmission) occurs through contaminated spray and spatter from use of high speed hand piece?
Can the use of rubber dam reduce the number of microorganisms?
Can exposure to blood in any situation be a risk of hepatitis B and hepatitis C?
Antibiotic effective on viral infection?
Disease producing microorganisms?
American Dental Association
American Dental Assistant Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Clinical Research Associates
Environmental Protection Agency
Food and Drug Administration
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
International Standards Organization