Sterilisation

  • ultrasonic cleaner internal
    October 9, 2019

    Amazing Ultrasonic Cleaner Part 2

    I received a call one morning from a dental practice with a concern about their bench top ultrasonic cleaner. Their ultrasonic cleaner had failed its morning performance test and they wanted to know what they should now do. They had run the test twice and it had failed both times.

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  • how the rubber glove was invented
    September 25, 2019

    How the Rubber Glove Was Invented

    How the Rubber Glove Was Invented - a dive into the history behind the rubber glove that has become integral to infection control.

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  • ultrasonic cleaner
    April 18, 2019

    Amazing Ultrasonic Cleaner Part 1

    A friend’s daughter recently began her dental journey as a Dental Assistant. In her first week, she spoke of the intense learning curve surrounding infection control in a Dental Practice. As she became more familiar with all the required processes involved for the practice to remain regulated, her loudest comment was all about cleaning the dental instruments.

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  • dental sterilisation procedures
    March 3, 2019

    Autoclaves (now called Sterilisers)

    All dental practices have a legal responsibility to ensure the risk of spreading infectious diseases is prevented or minimised. The Dental Board of Australia set a number of industry guidelines, in particular, every practice must have a customised infection control manual.

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