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.
Sterilisation, in general, is the removal of all microbes and other germ particles from any type of equipment that has been in contact with any hazardous material. For instance, sterilisation in dentistry means all instruments and tools that the dentist used on any of his patients should be sterilised before using it on another patient. Even in hospitals, the high cost of medical equipment makes sterilising them an ideal method not just to destroy and kill disease-causing microbes, but it is also cost-effective in maintaining the integrity of their tools and equipment.
dental clinics and offices all over the world are required by their respective dental associations to have a dental autoclave. Let us discover what dental autoclave sterilization steps do dentists follow in order to make sure that every utensil or instrument they use on their patients is sanitised.