April is Distracted Driving Month, which a month dedicated to education and increasing awareness regarding the risks associated with distracted driving. In California and other states, distraction is one of the leading causes of car accidents and one of the most pressing public safety concerns. Authorities and leaders hope bringing this issue to light will encourage people to act safely behind the wheel and reduce the number of distraction-related personal injury incidents.
It is common knowledge that adhering to proper procedures of sterilizing medical equipment helps keep patients safe from the spread of infection. This also holds true for dentistry in California and around the country. In a case in another state a dental practice has been closed down because of possibly exposing patients to HIV and hepatitis, which could result in a dental malpractice case.