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How clean is dental equipment?

30th January 2009

A survey by the Department of Health is asking primary care trusts to see how effectively dentists are cleaning their equipment.

Chief dental officer Barry Cockroft said: "The primary aim of the national survey and guidance is to improve the safety and quality of surgical instrument decontamination processes, and thereby reduce the risk of cross infection to patients and staff."

 

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Article Information

Title: How clean is dental equipment?
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 10002
Date Added: 30th Jan 2009

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Health Service Journal

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