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Sterilization Process


A dental clinic is a place where people can get help with their dental health problems. However, the cleanliness and sterilization of the tools and equipment used in a dental clinic are of utmost importance. In this post, we will discuss the detailed cleaning and sterilization process of dental clinic products.


Cleaning Process

Cleaning the tools used in a dental clinic is a process that should be done after every patient. The methods used for cleaning include manual cleaning and automatic cleaning.

Manual Cleaning: Manual cleaning is done by dental clinic staff by hand. The tools are first washed under water, then scrubbed with a special solution. Finally, the tools are rinsed with water and dried.


Automatic Cleaning: Automatic cleaning is done by cleaning machines. This method cleans the tools more quickly and efficiently than manual cleaning.


Sterilization Process

After cleaning the tools, the sterilization process should be done. The sterilization process ensures that the tools are completely free of microorganisms. The sterilization methods used in a dental clinic include hot air sterilization, pressurized steam sterilization, and chemical sterilization.


Hot Air Sterilization: Hot air sterilization is used to sterilize tools by exposing them to high temperatures. The tools are sterilized by keeping them at a temperature of 180 to 200 degrees Celsius.


Pressurized Steam Sterilization: Pressurized steam sterilization is used to sterilize tools by using pressurized steam. The tools are sterilized by keeping them at a temperature of 121 to 132 degrees Celsius.

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