Prevent Needlestick Injuries with Proper Sharps Management

Sharps Management Best Practices [INFOGRAPHIC]

Click here for print-resolution image Avoid Needlestick Injuries with Sharps Best Practices Every year at least 5.6 million American health care workers are at risk of occupational exposure...
EPA Dental Amalgam Rule

EPA Reinstates Dental Amalgam Rule – What You Need To Know

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) original dental amalgam rule went into effect on July 14. Compliance for most dentists will be July 14, 2020....
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EPA Reinstates Dental Amalgam Rule

On Wednesday, June 14th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially reinstated the original dental amalgam rule that was set forth on December 15,...

Top Tips for Proper Dental Carpule Disposal

As a dental professional, you have a lot to worry about. The last thing you want to deal with is fines and regulatory plans...
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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...
Increasing Medical Waste Disposal Costs

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...
Dental Waste Management Solutions from HealthFirst

6 Tips To Save Times, Money Managing Dental Waste

The last thing a dental professional wants to worry about is fines and regulatory plans of correction regarding your dental waste. Here's a quick primer in...
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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...