Reopening Dental Practices Post-shutdown: How to Make Patients Feel Safe

As dental offices across the U.S. and Canada begin to reopen, many patients may be reluctant to schedule routine procedures as new guidelines and protocols are being put in place to reduce the risk of infection. Dental offices are opening, but both patients and staff remain cautious Over the last few months, dental offices inContinue reading “Reopening Dental Practices Post-shutdown: How to Make Patients Feel Safe”

The New Approach in Dental Offices: Work Like Every Patient Has COVID-19

Changing Landscape in the Dental Industry By nature, dental procedures are performed near the upper respiratory tract and generate aerosol spray. Factor in the sheer number of patients seen per day in an office and you have an environment that is highly conducive to the spread of COVID-19. Thankfully, dental professionals are among the mostContinue reading “The New Approach in Dental Offices: Work Like Every Patient Has COVID-19”

Does your dental practice have the PPE you need to reopen safely?

It is no secret that “dental offices are at a high risk for spreading COVID-19 given the aerosol generating nature of dental procedures, the proximity of the operating field to the upper respiratory tract, and the number of patients seen per day.”1As a result, reopening your practice, even if only to provide essential care, requires careful planning and meticulous execution.  Continue reading “Does your dental practice have the PPE you need to reopen safely?”

How to practice proper hygiene to prevent the spread of viruses

As of March 3rd, 2020, only 60 cases of the Coronavirus have been detected in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), most people in the country are at minimal immediate risk of contracting the virus. However, it is important to stay up to date as the situation evolves and toContinue reading “How to practice proper hygiene to prevent the spread of viruses”

An Innovative 1-step Bleeding Control Solution

Hemostasis: the body’s natural response to bleeding Following a dental procedure such as an extraction or periodontal surgery, it is important to control bleeding as quickly as possible. The body’s natural process to prevent, control and stop bleeding is called hemostasis. However, when the body is under stress, a hemostatic agent may be required toContinue reading “An Innovative 1-step Bleeding Control Solution”

3 Best-in-Class Dental Products that Every Dental Professional Needs!

As a leader in infection control and prevention, Medicom is continuously looking for new and innovative ways to contribute to the world’s healthcare professions with high-quality infection control products. This year, Medicom received three Dental Advisor Top Product awards. The award-winning products include Medicom Pro-Matrix Curve as the top disposable matrix band, Medicom SafeGauze HemoStatContinue reading “3 Best-in-Class Dental Products that Every Dental Professional Needs!”

Patented VersaGown Keeps Healthcare Professionals Protected When Every Second Counts

Addressing an Industry Need Personal protective equipment (PPE), including isolation gowns, is one of the main forms of barrier protection that help protect healthcare professionals from cross-contamination and infection. However, when every second counts for a patient, healthcare professionals often put their own safety at risk by not wearing their gown correctly. That is whyContinue reading “Patented VersaGown Keeps Healthcare Professionals Protected When Every Second Counts”

Medicom Increases Production as Demand Increases Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Medicom’s unique value proposition Medicom Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of high-quality infection control products, including surgical, procedural and respiratory face masks. With three decades of scientific expertise, an extensive global network of raw material suppliers and manufacturing operations strategically distributed across three continents, Medicom is uniquely positioned to meetContinue reading “Medicom Increases Production as Demand Increases Due to Coronavirus Outbreak”

Are you wearing the right mask and wearing it right?

Infection control is critical, especially during an outbreak of a potentially fatal virus like the current strain of the Coronavirus. At times like this, it is important to know that infection control companies like Medicom offer a variety of infection control products. This includes surface disinfectants like ProSurface wipes and spray, that kill the CoronavirusContinue reading “Are you wearing the right mask and wearing it right?”

The Power of ProSurface

As the death toll from the Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to rise in China, health authorities and institutions worldwide are working together to prevent its spread. Preventing further transmission of the Coronavirus The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued the following recommendations for the general public to follow to help prevent the virus from spreading: WhenContinue reading “The Power of ProSurface”