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Dentistry Environment Essentials

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)  25 H5P Activities    English (United Kingdom)

Author(s): Nicole Stormon, Tachae Douglas-Miller, Sowmya Shetty

Subject(s): Dentistry

Publisher: The University of Queensland

Last updated: 14/04/2022

The setting where dental procedures take place is a unique environment. The design of a dental clinic or surgery is purposefully built to promote ergonomic practice, safe procedures, efficiency and facilitates infection control. This book aims to introduce the dental environment and give practical guidance on how to navigate the equipment, instruments, procedures and how to stay safe. All dental team members require an appreciation and understanding of the principles in this book to ensure patients receive the safest and most pleasant experience when receiving dental treatment.