CONCERNED ABOUT COMPLIANCE?
Ask yourself: “Is my office...”
- having a designated sterilization area that is divided to keep contaminated items separate from clean, sterile items?
- cleaning, drying, packaging and heat sterilizing all reusable critical and semi-critical dental instruments before use?
- transporting Instruments from the operatory to the sterilization room in a covered and closed container?
- following appropriate protocols for decontamination after each patient (use of disinfectants, PPE, etc.)?