Dental Board of Australia - Infection prevention and control
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Infection prevention and control

Effective infection prevention and control is central to providing high quality health care for patients and a safe working environment for those who work in healthcare settings.

The Board expects dental practitioners to practise in a way that maintains and enhances public health and safety by ensuring that the risk of the spread of infection is prevented or minimised.

Resources for dental practitioners

These resources help practitioners find information about infection prevention and control and to critically reflect on the way they practise.

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Tips for dental patients

Here you will find information to help members of the public understand aspects of infection prevention and control in dental practice.

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Page reviewed 1/07/2022