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What procedure do you use to sterilize dental equipment?
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I first wash the instruments with soap and a brush, then place them in the ultrasonic, dry them in the heater, then bag and place them in the sterilizer.
At first scrubbing equipment, wipe instrument and pack them, then ultra sonic bath last send them autoclave. After that scan the bar code and keep them the right place.
Rinse, place in the shacker, bag, autoclave.
I would use an aceptic procedure. Making sure that all areas are clean and disinfected then all instruments are either in the autoclave or cold sterol.
Ultrasonic cleaning and steam sterilization.
Cold sterile in an autoclave.
I make sure I have all the protective gear ( mask, glasses, utility gloves). I would place the instruments in the ultrasonic machine for 45 minutes, wash them after, bag them, and place them in to the autoclave.
At my office we use a steam sterilizer.
Run the instruments through the ultrasonic and then put them in the statim.
Rinse Shacker Autoclave Air dry.