Dental Unit Waterlines (DUWLs) began getting attention back in the late 1980s as infection control became a major focus for medical professionals.
Dental unit waterline safety is a bit of a hot topic right now.
Developing a dental waterline treatment protocol (or procedure or strategy) isn’t difficult. Developing one that works, however, can be. There’s a lot of confusion out there about what works and what’s necessary.
[Edited August 14, 2018]
Well, if you haven't heard, it is official. The Dental Board of California (DBC) passed the language of Assembly Bill 1277 back in May 2018 and it is calling all dental professionals to higher standards in dental unit waterline maintenance.
What is in your dental unit waterlines?
You’ve probably seen the pictures and you’ve probably read the news headlines - looking for the answer to this question is not without stress.
Helping dental professionals understand dental waterline treatment and achieve safe dental water… It’s what we do.
This month we sat down with Kim Laudenslager, an accomplished OSHA trainer and member of the Office Sterilization & Asepsis Procedures Research Foundation (OSAP). Laudenslager was named “2018 Consultant of the Year” by ProEdge Dental Water Labs for her dedication to her clients and her[...]
“When people go to the dentist, they generally expect to leave in better health than when they walked in.”
When was the last time you had to solve a technical problem you knew absolutely nothing about? We’ve all been there. It’s stressful.