ASTM Levels and Their Importance to your Mask Selections!

ASTM Levels and Their Importance to your Mask Selections!

In the healthcare setting, choosing the appropriate face mask is a key component in minimizing the spread of potentially infectious diseases. However, choosing the correct mask can be a difficult task considering the different options, prices, and brands that are out on the market.

Discount Disposables can help you choose the appropriate level mask for the procedure at hand. Read our brief guide breaking down the appropriate level mask for the procedure at hand including ASTM rated masks.

The Cost of Unsanitary Procedures!

The Cost of Unsanitary Procedures!

Proper infection control standards are essential for running a successful dental office. The following case illustrates the importance of proper infection control standards and shows that lapses can create a dangerous and costly decision. 
Study Finds 20-30% of Dental Bib Clips Harbor Bacteria Even After Disinfection!

Study Finds 20-30% of Dental Bib Clips Harbor Bacteria Even After Disinfection!

Read and follow instructions. Sound easy enough? It isn't. For some people, it's the key to most of their academic or workplace problems. They read or hear one set of instructions, but their teacher, supervisor or trainer has given different instructions.  Some people deliberately ignore instructions. They "wing it."  They think they can scrape by, doing any old thing they choose or in the case of cleaning do it "the way their mother taught them".  They're wrong.  It doesn't matter how good a job you do. If you do the wrong job, there's going to be consequences.

Remember, in order to keep your patients, staff and yourself safe from the cleaning and disinfecting products your using read, understand, interpret and carefully follow the instructions found on the product’s label.

A Breakthrough in Biological Monitoring... Final Results in Just 10 Hours!

A Breakthrough in Biological Monitoring... Final Results in Just 10 Hours!

According to the CDC, biological testing of biological monitoring equipment is recommended to be conducted at least weekly. Special consideration should be given for more frequent testing if the sterilizer is used multiple times per day.

Now you can meet biological monitoring guidelines for steam sterilizers in less than half the time with ConFirm 10, the first in-office system that delivers final results in just 10 hours.

Failure to Sterilize Equipment Can Result in Dental Malpractice!

Failure to Sterilize Equipment Can Result in Dental Malpractice!

In December of 2011, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld the suspension of a dentist who failed to sterilize his instruments properl...
Proper Cloth Saturation and Contact Times in Disinfection!

Proper Cloth Saturation and Contact Times in Disinfection!

As most of us have been reminded time and time again, contact time is vital for proper disinfection of surfaces. Even when properly saturated, if contact time is not complied with, it's likely disinfection is not being achieved. 

However, what about cloth saturation?

Read about how cloth saturation and contact time affect the effectiveness of your cleaning and disinfection regiment. 

Amalgam Recycling Helps Prevent Water Pollution

Amalgam Recycling Helps Prevent Water Pollution

Amalgam recycling is necessary dentists. But find out how you can prevent mercury from contaminating the environment.
It’s 99.9999% deadly...Just not to you!

It’s 99.9999% deadly...Just not to you!

Finally an exceptionally potent hard surface cleaner and disinfectant that is fast acting, easy to use and incredibly safe for you and your patients; so much so, that its formulation doesn’t even require any precautionary warning labels per the EPA.
Having Problems with the Suction in Your Lines?

Having Problems with the Suction in Your Lines?

Bio-Pure is guaranteed to restore vacuum line suction & eliminate daily trap cleaning. Its proprietary microbial formula is 100% all natural and safe to use. Bio-pure will help save you time and money. You won’t have to clean your traps daily by hand. Instead, let Bio-Pure do the work for you. Learn More....
Death From Legionnaires' Disease Traced to Contaminated Dental Unit Waterline

Death From Legionnaires' Disease Traced to Contaminated Dental Unit Waterline

There has been a lot in the news about dental unit waterlines with the confirmed death of an elderly woman in Italy who died after contracting Legionnaires disease from a visit to her dentist which was attributed to contaminated dental unit waterline. Although there are many sides to the question of whether to use a waterline cleaner or not, with the correct information you can make informed decisions about why and how to best to treat your dental unit waterlines.

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