Practical Reviews

Dental Unit Water Quality - Adherence to Maintenance Protocols Is Essential

Review: Contaminated dental treatment water has recently been in the news. There have been 3 reports of contaminated dental waterlines resulting in transmission of disease. One involved the transmission of Legionella , and the other 2 involved clusters of infections as a result of contaminated waterlines during pulpotomy treatment. The Environmental Protection Agency, the American Public Health Association, and the American Water Works Association have set standards for safe drinki more...
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