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Cleaning and sterilization guidelines

by: Thomas Kaup

Gain even more confidence knowing your instruments are safe for your patients and staff.

Cleaning and Sterilization Guidelines

Nobel Biocare takes training and education seriously. This commitment covers not only advanced techniques and procedures but also the basics, such as instructions for the correct cleaning and sterilization of our instruments. Our products, like your staff, should always be ready for the next surgery. 

You can now download one of the most comprehensive cleaning and sterilization guidelines in the dental industry. These standard-setting guidelines demonstrate, step-by-step, how to clean, disinfect, inspect and sterilize Nobel Biocare devices according to validated processes, giving you the confidence that the products you’re using are safe for your patients and staff.

In addition, the guidelines contain information on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, allowing radiologists to perform safe imaging of patients with dental restorations. In another section of this well-organized handbook, an extensive set of pictures of new, used and worn instruments helps you determine whether a device has reached the end of its useful service life. The guidelines are mainly intended for the clinical staff who reprocess devices every day, but they also offer valuable information to clinicians and radiologists.

Structure of the guidelines

The introduction contains an explanation of related symbols, terms and definitions, and the information on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Next come the cleaning and sterilization guidelines themselves. Finally, the appendix contains the comparative pictures of new, used and worn instruments that make it easier for clinical staff to decide if and when to dispose of a well-used instrument. 

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You can download the complete Cleaning and Sterilization Guidelines (and the single-page workflow chart) in My Library. For more information, please contact: sterilization@nobelbiocare.com

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