Have you ever wondered how dental tools get cleaned? The medical devices used in the dental procedures at any dental clinic have to go through the sterilization process using an autoclave steam sterilizer. This article will shed some light as to the process involved and how these medical devices are cleaned using this type of sterilization method.
Making sure that all the tools and equipment in a dental clinic are disinfected and sanitized is crucial. How is this done? Soap and water are not nearly enough to make sure that all the bacteria and germs are removed from the equipment. A dentist’s best bet is to use an autoclave sterilizer.
The dental autoclave remains to be one of the most used equipment in the dental practice. However, there are still newbies or dental trainees and staff that need some assistance in working it. These machines like the MELAG Autoclave may have the same general procedures on how it works, but we still recommend everyone to rely on their specific equipment’s instruction manual. Not all autoclaves are the same, and each manufacturer should give you tips on how to use an autoclave to get its optimum use and efficacy.