05 Jun 2018

4 reasons why you should build your practice with teeth whitening

In today’s digitally driven world, patients have more choice than ever before when it comes to choosing a dental practice. Couple this with the increasing number of practices throughout the country and you start to understand why building and...

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...

16 May 2018

Safer endodontics and saves you time….Yes please

Reciproc system decreases preparation time by a massive 62% when compared with other conventional rotary systems. [1]

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...

10 May 2018

A Summary of What Oral Healthcare Workers Should Know About Surface Contamination

A useful summary[i]  of current evidence highlights what Healthcare workers should know about surface contamination. The principles are effectively the same for all healthcare workers in different settings (medical, dental etc.). It is a known...

13 Mar 2018

The success story continues with Reciproc Blue

Every dentist wants to perform safe and efficient endodontic treatment to preserve patients’ teeth for as long as possible.  With almost 150 years of experience in endodontics, VDW provides perfectly coordinated solutions for the key stages of...

06 Mar 2018

Reciproc Blue: The new generation of reciprocation

The use of mechanical instruments in reciprocation with unequal forward and reverse rotation was introduced in 2008 (1). Reciproc® series of instruments by VDW were designed specifically for this type of motion (2).

19 Dec 2017

How to choose a dental handpiece

It is no secret that low-speed and high-speed dental handpieces are considered an essential tool in your practice. Over the years, there have been some amazing advances in handpiece technology, specifically the introduction of the electric...

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