ICCS Publishes Dental Infection Control Special Report on Pulpotomy Procedures and Mycobacteria in Children

ICCS has published a new special report on dental infection control and prevention practices.

It focuses primarily on incidents over the past two years concerning Mycobacterium abscessus odontogenic infection outbreaks in children following pulpotomy procedures ("child root canal").

In the report, President Phenelle Segal advises the following to dental practices: "Every effort to mitigate the risk of infection should be entertained and implemented."  

Access the ICCS special report on dental infection control.