Designed to remove blood mucous, tissue and other proteins from delicate instruments. Not corrosive to instrument and low foaming. Designed for both manual and automated cleaning.
Ultrasonic Cleaning Solutions
In order to properly sterilize a dental instrument, Infection Control standards state that the item needs to be properly cleaned beforehand. If potentially infectious materials aren't properly removed during cleaning it cause a major infection control concern for the patients and practice.
The first and most important step in instrument reprocessing is cleaning dirty instruments. Manual cleaning of interments will only remove visible matter. Which is why ultrasonic cleaning is a big part of ensuring the instruments are ready for proper sterilization. The ultrasonic solution will pull debris, particles and contaminants from the instruments and suspend them in the solution. Without this cleaning process, heat sterilization is not effective.
There are a many characteristics to consider when searching for an ultrasonic cleaning solution. With so many choices out on the market, which ultrasonic solution should you choose? We've done the research for you and have lined up a great selection of powerful and inexpensive ultrasonic tablets and solutions.
Instrument Cleaning Tips / Reminders
Regardless of which product you decide to use, there are simple steps you cant take to make sure your instrument cleaning routine is effective in preparing your items for sterilization.
Change your ultrasonic cleaner every day. Most dental office do BUT research show that at least 25% of practices change their cleaners less often.\
Don't turn cleaning into an afterthought. follow your ultrasonic machine and cleaners instruction thoroughly.
Give your instruments a visual check after cleaning. Once you take your instruments out of the ultrasonic cleaner, give them a visual examination to check for residual proteins.
You're cleaning not disinfecting. It is very important to note that the purpose of ultrasonic solutions is to clean, not disinfect. Using a disinfecting solution in the ultrasonic could damage instrument and the unit itself.
What about presoaking? Presoaking should also be done in ultrasonic sonic cleaning solution, not a disinfectant. Some high-level disinfectants like glutaraldehyde can actually make blood and other matter much harder to remove.
What about the environment? Many ultrasonic solutions still contain phosphates. Since phosphates can be very harmful to the water supply, look for product that are very low in phosphates or are phosphate-free.
Whatever type of ultrasonic cleaner you need, we've got you covered. Discount Disposables has taken great steps to provide the best quality products at a fair price. We've researched the market to deliver a comprehensive line-up from world-class brands.
Browse our all of the ultrasonic solutions and tablets we have available to find the one which suits your office best. Call us if you have any questions - we will be more than glad to recommend options for your specific needs.
Welcome to Discount Disposables — Supplier of Infection Control Products and Dental Supplies Online
When it comes to infection control products and dental supplies, Discount Disposables is the name to trust. Since 1989, we've been providing quality products to meet the needs of healthcare and dental professionals in Northern California and throughout the United States. We have an extensive online catalog of disposable and infection control products from top brands to ensure the safety and cleanliness of your practice.