Choosing Barrier Sleeves
Barrier sleeves are a layer placed on commonly touched objects to prevent penetration of pathogens and fluids. There are all sorts of sleeves from air/water syringe sleeves to chair sleeves. These are most commonly plastic and thus just need a few pointers for deciding.
Micro-applicators are used for applying the material in difficult to access areas of the mouth. Given the size and design of the micro-applicator, it’s very useful for controlling the amount of material applied. There are typically 4 different sizes of micro-applicators; from super-fine to regular.
Gowns have many names, isolation gowns, surgical gowns, coverall gowns, and much more (but don’t push us to name them all). Even though they have more names than my memory has room for, they play a critical function in healthcare settings. Their role is to prevent pathogens from penetrating the…
Choosing Patient Bibs
Dental patient bibs are used to protect the patient from getting wet during the procedure. These products act as a barrier between moisture and the patient’s clothes. We will discuss the composition of bibs and what you should look for when purchasing. Composition of a Dental Bib
Choosing Sterilization Pouches
Sterilization Pouches are FDA-regulated products that are a critical part of infection control and patient safety. They are used for the sterilization of dental instruments, ensuring that no bacteria or pathogens live on them. Self-sealing sterilization pouches are made of high-grade medical paper and a lightly tinted polypropylene/polyester laminate. …