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Testing, Treating and Managing Dental Unit Waterlines

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Kevin D. Plummer

Dental unit waterlines supply water to handpieces, air-water syringes, ultrasonic scalers, the cuspidor and the rinsing cup. Due to the nature of the tubing, as water passes through it, microbial...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

Dental Unit Waterlines and Amalgam: Myths and Reality

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Fiona Collins

Dental unit waterlines are a source of potentially pathogenic microorganisms and present a risk for the transmission of microorganisms and disease. Dental unit waterline biofilm has been found to...

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

Environmental Surfaces, Dental Unit Waterlines and Evacuation Lines

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Fiona Collins

The treatment of environmental surfaces and dental unit waterlines (DUWs) is required for adequate infection prevention. Environmental surfaces include both clinical contact and housekeeping surfaces...

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

Instrument Processing for Infection Prevention

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Fiona Collins

Safe and effective instrument processing is a key element of the infection prevention cycle. This process must meet CDC guidelines and OSHA requirements. The steps in instrument processing include...

ADA Credits: 3 | AGD Credits: 3 | Cost: $39.00

Pathways to Infection Prevention

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Fiona Collins

To prevent the transmission of microorganisms and disease, a robust infection control program is required. The guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control provide recommendations for infection...

ADA Credits: 3 | AGD Credits: 3 | Cost: $29.00

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