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Dental Amalgam: Strategies to Reduce Its Environmental Impact

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Fiona Collins

Dental amalgam has proved to be a durable restorative material. However, it also is a source, albeit a minor one, of the mercury released into the environment by human activity. Improper disposal of...

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

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

Understanding Infection Control for Environmental Surfaces

Categories: Infection Control

Author(s): Fiona Collins

This webinar will address the infection control procedures related to environmental surfaces as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The treatment of both housekeeping and...

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

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

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