Guard Aid™ is a needle sheath guard device that was created to provide some measure of protection from accidental needle sticks to dentists in their dental practice.
Guard Aid™ was invented in the mid-1980s by Carmel, California dentist, Robert Slaughter, DDS, who was searching for a way to reduce the risk of disease transmission for himself and his staff from accidental needle sticks.
Benefits of Guard Aid™
- Easy to engage and remove Guard Aid™ from the needle sheath
- Re-usable – can be autoclaved and or chemoclaved
- Usable on a wide variety of different manufacturers needles
- Cost effective