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Turn in Unused, Expiring Meds on Prescription Take-back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency again offers the public an opportunity to drop off unused and or expired medications (including DEA controlled medications) from 10...

Celebrate Earth Day With a Greener Dental Practice

As we celebrate Earth Day on Saturday (April 22), HealthFirst joins with companies nationwide seeking ways to lessen our impact on the earth. You can do...
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Increasing Medical Waste Disposal Costs

Last year ADAnews published an article regarding dental offices issues arising from their medical waste contracts. Multiple dentists across the country are contacting the...
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EPA Dental Amalgam Rule – Top 5 Things to Know

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially signed and submitted the final rule on dental amalgam effluent limitations for publication in the Federal Register (FR)....
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EPA Dental Amalgam Final Ruling for Dental Offices Officially Published

As of Thursday, December 15 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially signed and submitted the final ruling on dental amalgam effluent limitations...
national prescription drug take-back day

Saturday October 22nd is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

This Saturday, October 22nd from 10am to 2pm local time, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is organizing it's annual prescription drug take-back day.  This enables anyone...
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Medical Waste Contracts – Read the Fine Print

ADAnews recently published an article regarding dental offices issues arising from their medical waste contracts. Multiple dentists across the country are contacting the ADA...
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Improper Infection Prevention Controls in the Dental Practice Can be the...

A New Jersey oral surgeon has recently been accused of improper infection prevention controls in the dental practice, which lead to 15 cases of bacterial...
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Amalgam Separator Law Made Simple

Amalgam Separator Law details We’ve all heard a lot about The EPA amalgam separator proposed federal mandate, but what does it actually entail? (For our latest...
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Don’t Waste Time and Money on Dental Waste

As a dental professional, you have a lot to worry about. The last thing you want is to have to deal with fines and...