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  • Mar 15 2018

What is an Autoclave?

Working under pressure is no fun. But if you’re an autoclave, you work best under pressure. In fact, you only work under high-pressure conditions. 

In this post, we will explore how autoclaves work under the high-pressure conditions of steam and heat to kill microorganisms. We will also look at how the autoclave’s function is similar to a pressure cooker, and what the basic phases of an autoclave cycle are.

  • Mar 6 2018

The Success Story Continues with RECIPROC® blue

Since its introduction in 2011 the one file only reciprocating system has become established in many practices. A market survey conducted in 2014 confirms a high level of satisfaction among users, who agree that the RECIPROC® system is a safe effective preparation, has a low risk of instrument fractures, a good range of indications, very good shaping and adequate apical preparation.

  • Mar 5 2018

Reciproc Blue: The new generation of reciprocation

This article describes the use of Reciproc® blue instruments for the canal preparation without any prior instrumentation and without a glide path. Only one instrument is needed to enlarge the majority of the canals to an adequate size and taper regardless of the size of the canal, the degree of canal curvature or canal calcification.  

  • Feb 20 2018

Preventing the Spread of Infection in Dental Practices

There is currently a silent battle in every healthcare environment all over the world: the war against micro-organisms. For both patients and staff alike, micro-organisms must be destroyed in order to prevent the spread of infections. This may be due to contaminated equipment, surgical instruments, or improper staff hygiene.

  • Feb 14 2018

Microbiology and the Spread of Microorganisms

When microorganisms are responsible for causing disease, they are commonly referred to as pathogens. Unfortunately, when it comes to making a home for themselves, microorganisms aren’t overly picky about their environment; as long as they can find sufficient food, a comfortable temperature and moisture in which to thrive, they will start to multiply - and quickly!