Kelley Birschbach

Kelley Birschbach

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Cleaning and Maintaining Dental Unit Waterlines - Dentistry's Dirty Little Secret

Dental Unit Waterlines (DUWLs) began getting attention back in the late 1980s as infection control became a major focus for medical professionals. 

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The Comprehensive Dental Water Testing Guide

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.

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Case Study: One Dr.'s Dental Waterline Compliance Dilemma

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. 

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California's Dental Waterline Legislation AB1277: What We Know So Far

In September 2015 the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report titled “Infection control policies and procedures” outlining protocols to ensure water at dental clinics is free from harmful bacteria and safe for its patients.

The report advised dentists and associated[...]

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Dental Water Treatment Product Selection Guide

DUWLs seem to be all the rage these days - whether that's because of new research or because they can become a real frustration for dental pro's is another discussion.

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NPR Shines Light On Mycobacterium Abscessus Outbreak in ANAHEIM

“When people go to the dentist, they generally expect to leave in better health than when they walked in.” 

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