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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...

20 Jun 2018

How to choose a dental cotton roll

Cotton rolls may seem to be a simple and uncomplicated product. However, there are differences in all cotton rolls - especially in quality - depending on which brand is chosen. Oral Health Professionals must consider the different qualities when...

24 May 2018

How to choose the right surface disinfectant wipe

As discussed in our previous blog article using ready-to-use surface wipes are a great alternative to traditional bucket methods as they have increased compliance with Infection Control practices and have resulted in increased staff productivity...

22 May 2018

Class B Table top autoclaves

Autoclave pouches inside a Tuttnauer Elara tabletop autoclave

10 May 2018

Disinfectant wipes vs. traditional disinfecting

Infection Control Today (ICT) recently released a new report[i] on disinfectant wipes. The concise report neatly outlines the key benefits of wipes over traditional "mop and bucket" methods, namely assurance of correct dosage, no need to...

10 May 2018

Surface Detergents & disinfectants: The two-step surface cleaning process

The two-step cleaning process 

According to the ADA Infection Control Guidelines, environmental surfaces outside the 'contaminated zone' must be wiped down with a detergent and warm water. However, further studies[i] have shown that healthcare...

10 May 2018

How often do healthcare workers contaminate their hands from surfaces?

There's been some fascinating data[i] published in recent years using micro cultures to evaluate the chances of healthcare workers (HCW) acquiring hand contamination with pathogens from surface contact. Surprisingly, the chances of hand...

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