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Infection control strategy in orthodontic office

Author(s): Shalaj Bhatnagar | Dinesh K Bagga | Payal Sharma | Piush Kumar | Rakesh Sharma | Vishal Singh

Journal: European Journal of General Dentistry
ISSN 2278-9626

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Infection control | orthodontic office | sterilization

Effective and efficient infection control in the orthodontic office is essential for the safety of patients. A comprehensive infection control strategy must be implemented by the orthodontist without compromising on cost-effectiveness and time factor, that safeguards not only his own health but also of the auxiliary staff and even the community. It is also important to follow manufacturer's instructions for dental instruments and devices regarding sterilization to avoid damage to these items.
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