Update: Influenza Activity – United States, 2010-11 Season, and
Composition of the 2011-12 Influenza Vaccine
Prevention of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Transmission
in Dental Health Care Settings (11/23/09)
CDC provides updated guidance on preventing 2009 H1N1 influenza transmission in dental health care settings. Guidance includes new recommendations on using airborne infection isolation rooms, N95 respirators, and infection control measures for personnel with influenza-like illness.
Also available as a pdf file (PDF–45KB).
- Backflow Prevention and the Dental Operative Unit
Provides guidance and scientific information on the risk of contamination from cross-connections from the dental operative unit.
- Boil-Water Advisories and the Dental Office
Updated September 2005 to provide guidance when water purity has been compromised.
- Use and Handling of Toothbrushes
Provides information on the care and handling of toothbrushes, with guidance for schools and other group settings.
- See more Oral Health Fact Sheets and FAQs
One or more documents on this Web page is available in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need Acrobat Reader to view and print these documents.
reviewed: September 9, 2011
Page last modified: September 9, 2011
Content source: Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion