The CDBS will likely remain in operation until the end of the year, subject to the passage of legislation to close it passing through both houses of Parliament in the expected timeframe.
The use of these items has long been a subject of contention in the dental profession but current DBA policy largely leaves their use up to professional judgement.
While actively promoted as a boon for the dental profession, the fact is that the nib-run Whitecoat is heavily partisan and dentists stand to lose far more than they gain from participating in the service.
Infection control standards in Australia are rigorously enforced by regulatory requirements that tie continued registration as a dentist to compliance with infection control guidelines.
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