Basic Expectations for Safe Care

A Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care published by the CDC in 2016 includes an Infection Prevention Checklist for Dental Settings (Appendix A).25 The Infection Prevention Checklist, Section I: Policies and Practices, Subsection I.3, provides an instrument to monitor institutional compliance with administrative requirements intended to fulfill basic expectations for Dental Health Care Personnel Safety.23