Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, 2020 has been a year of challenges.  For dental offices, ensuring a safe, sterile environment and providing protection for both staff and patients is the norm. Now, though, in today’s era of the pandemic it could very well be a matter of life and death.

Dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists wear disposable protective coverings, such as face masks, gloves, and protective eyewear, for every procedure.  More often than not, when they remove their protection, it’s coated with a layer of what appears to be dust, but is actually airborne droplets, particles, and microbes that were launched into the air during procedures.  Dental offices are notoriously dusty.  After a procedure, dental assistants must clean every surface and perform infection control procedures before seating the next patient. Read more

Nitrile vs. Latex Gloves

Nitrile and latex gloves are the most popular choice for a lot of dental professionals. Sometimes, it can be confusing trying to figure out which glove to use in the course of your duty. If you are one of those that do not know the difference between these two gloves, then this blog post was curated with you in mind.
In this post, we will take a look at the differences and features of each type of glove.

Without further ado, let’s get started;

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Differences Between ASTM

There are different types of medical masks available on the market for dental professionals to choose from. Dental masks vary in price, comfort, fit, level, patterns, and color. Truth be told; some dental professionals don’t even realize that the level indicator on the box connotes something. Funny isn’t it? But that’s the reality!

In this blog post, we will take a look at the different difference between ASTM Level 1, Level 2, & Level 3 medical face masks.

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Dental professionals are at the forefront of the fight against infection. Therefore, an efficient cleaning and sterilization process is a no-brainer if you want to protect yourself, patients, as well as the investment you have made in dental instruments and tools.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in her Dental Health-care Settings has published the guidelines that dental professionals must comply with when cleaning their instruments and tools. In case you are not in the know, don’t worry, we have got you covered.

In this blog post, we have put together some best practices you can follow whenever you want to clean your dental instruments and tools. In your own interest, we advise that you follow these steps closely in order to ensure the longevity of your instruments and minimize the risk of infection transmission.

Now, let’s shoot;

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