Your Evacuation Valves Most Likely Leak
Posted Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:55:26 +0000
I know what you’re saying, Not My Valves! And we hope that is the case, however, there’s a very good possibility they do. Here’s why… Lets first ask a couple of questions to see how well maintained your office HVE and Saliva Ejector Valves are. *How often do you disassemble the parts on the HVE… Continue reading Your Evacuation Valves Most Likely Leak
A Peek into POOR Dental Device Maintenance & Why
Posted Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:20:05 +0000
At a recent trade show, we questioned 100’s of Dental Professionals (including DDS, Hygienists and Assistants) about standard maintenance between patients. We also questioned if the office addresses backflow. The cleaning method between patient’s responses include: wiping only the exterior surfaces between patients (100+ of respondents) wiping the exterior and sheathing the valve between patients… Continue reading A Peek into POOR Dental Device Maintenance & Why
Prioritize Patient Safety
Posted Thu, 24 May 2018 11:40:49 +0000
When we visit the dentist, we place our trust in the dental professional(s) who is treating us. As patients, we also expect the dental instruments to be clean, safe and in good working order. Also we listen to our dental professionals instructions (open wide, swallow, bite, close, etc) during our visit. However, patients instructed to… Continue reading Prioritize Patient Safety
The Dental Device IFU – Are You Putting Patients at Risk?
Posted Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:45:20 +0000
Last month at the Hinman Dental Convention in Atlanta, GA we introduced our newly designed Disposable DOVE evacuation valves. Over the 3-day meeting, we held 100’s of conversations with Dental Professionals. We also sponsored a leading Infection Control Workshop with 60+ attendees. When conversing, we inquire how their office manages maintenance of both HVE and… Continue reading The Dental Device IFU – Are You Putting Patients at Risk?
Introducing NEWLY Designed DOVE Disposable Evacuation Valves at Hinman
Posted Sat, 10 Mar 2018 13:56:11 +0000
March 10, 2018 DOVE Dental Products will exhibit in booth #11 at the upcoming 106th Annual Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting, March 22-24, 2018. We will introduce NEWLY Designed DOVE Disposable Evacuation Valves that will include: DOVE Disposable Saliva Ejector with Backflow Prevention offered now in Purple! Dental patient backflow risks occur when patients close their… Continue reading Introducing NEWLY Designed DOVE Disposable Evacuation Valves at Hinman
A case study of evacuation valves reveals hidden danger to dental patients
Posted Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:10:13 +0000
Study shows wiping only between patients is not enough
Do you guarantee clean evacuation valves?
Posted Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:36:49 +0000
Disposable dental devices have come a long way in the past 10 years. Not long ago, a disposable evacuation valve would have been unreliable in both fit and performance, not to mention prohibitively expensive. DOVE Evacuation Valves changed all that. These plastic valves are made in the USA in a clean-room ISO 13485 facility, guaranteed… Continue reading Do you guarantee clean evacuation valves?
Your Everyday Decisions Are More Important Than You Realize, by Mrs. Pat Pine RDH
Posted Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:56:53 +0000
Swab Test Case Study I was asked to perform an informal case study on dental office evacuation valves. This was a challenge in many ways. Several offices I contacted were leery to allow swab testing in their offices even though they said they felt confident of their disinfection process. My infection control flag went up… Continue reading Your Everyday Decisions Are More Important Than You Realize, by Mrs. Pat Pine RDH
OSAP Recognizes Stoma Dental as Infection Control Standout
Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:38:12 +0000
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) held its Dental Infection Control Boot Camp™, where it recognized two companies for their infection control product lines. Attendees voted to select the companies from among all the exhibitors that they felt deserved special recognition for infection control design. The winner for Most Innovative Product was Stoma… Continue reading OSAP Recognizes Stoma Dental as Infection Control Standout
Bacteria in dentist’s water sends 30 kids to hospital
Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:12:49 +0000