Infection Control

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27 Feb 2019

Class B Table top autoclaves

Autoclave pouches inside a Tuttnauer Elara tabletop autoclave

20 Feb 2019

Benefits of steam sterilization

Chemical disinfectants used in healthcare environments eliminate a wide range of bacteria; however they do not destroy or kill spores. A spore[i] is a form of bacteria which has been found resistant and adopted by a bacterial cell in harmful...

14 Feb 2019

Water Vapor & Evaporation

Let’s test your steam IQ. What’s the white smoke called that comes out of your tea kettle? What’s the difference between evaporation and condensation? We will answer these questions and more, as we introduce you to some basic concepts in the...

08 Feb 2019

What is an Autoclave?

Working under pressure is no fun. But if you’re an autoclave, you work best under pressure. In fact, you only work under high-pressure conditions. 

31 Jan 2019

Preventing the spread of infection in dental practices

There is currently a silent battle in every healthcare environment all over the world: the war against micro-organisms. For both patients and staff alike, micro-organisms must be destroyed in order to prevent the spread of infections. An...

23 Jan 2019

Microbiology and the spread of microorganisms

It wasn’t long ago that the cause of illness was a complete mystery. Striking anyone randomly at any time, disease inflicted terrible pain, fever, and often led to death. It’s only in the last few hundred years that we have come to grasp the...

20 Jul 2018

Enhancing procedure efficiency and the patient experience with Mr. Thirsty® One-Step

There are many options for isolation. Why Mr. Thirsty®?

Mr. Thirsty® One-Step is an easy-to-use, hands-free isolation device that retracts, isolates, and evacuates saliva, eliminating the need to utilise a saliva ejector. Mr. Thirsty® provides an...

20 Jul 2018

Enhancing patient experience, clinical outcome and efficiency by choosing the right isolation devices

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10 Jul 2018

How to choose the right mask?

In the current mask market, there are a variety of different options oral healthcare practitioners are able to choose from. These include options such as: basic surgical masks, anti-fog masks, fluid/splash resistant masks and face-shields. All...

10 Jul 2018

Mask Standards have changed – AS 4381:2015

The ADA accreditation requirements have changed in regards to the single-use face masks standard (AS 4381:2015). In order to be accredited by the ADA, dental practitioners and their surgeries must be wearing level 2 masks. The standard divides...

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