Dental Patients Likely Receive Backflow

Posted Fri, 10 May 2019 20:58:48 +0000

Today, most would agree patient safety is of utmost importance. Unfortunately, on a daily basis we continue to see dental offices instructing patients to close around suction straws. Research concluded as far back as 1993 that patient safety is compromised when lips are closed around saliva ejectors during procedures. The CDC also provides us clear… Continue reading Dental Patients Likely Receive Backflow


RDH Magazine – DOVE Interview

Posted Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:19:18 +0000

We were excited to have RDH Magazine stop by our Chicago Midwinter Meeting Exhibit to interview DOVE Dental Products in the marketplace.


Inconsistency Causes Risk

Posted Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:56:54 +0000

Dental professionals learn the processes on infection control early. Unfortunately, many learn the incorrect way of maintaining vs the correct way of maintaining because of the lack of consistency which ultimately causes patient risk.


NSU Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to Certain Viruses Due to Sterilization Issues

Posted Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:19:12 +0000

November 28, 2018 by Amanda Batchelor, ABC 10 News Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine recently informed patients that they might have been exposed to certain viruses due to an “inconsistency in the prescribed sterilization procedures.” According to an NSU letter dated last Friday, the issue was discovered at the Post-Graduate Orthodontic Clinic at… Continue reading NSU Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to Certain Viruses Due to Sterilization Issues


Backflow Matters — Think Disposable

Posted Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:16:09 +0000

November 22, 2018 by Sheri B. Doniger DDS Do you ever request your patients to close on the saliva ejector to evacuate fluids from their mouths? If so, when was the last time you effectively cleaned out the valve? When a patient closes on the saliva ejector or the tip becomes occluded, backflow may occur… Continue reading Backflow Matters — Think Disposable


On stage with evacuation lines: Safety guidance for dental hygienists

Posted Sat, 03 Nov 2018 21:01:04 +0000

Great article from Dentistry IQ and Ms. Patti DiGangi, BS, RDH covering the importance of safety and the dental evacuation lines.  Click on the link below.


New Educational Backflow Website Launched!

Posted Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:39:36 +0000

We are excited to launch a new educational website designed to inform dental patients and professionals about the risk Saliva Ejector Backflow presents at every dental visit. The website contains 3 pages in total.  The homepage offers data and statistics on backflow as well as the CDC link on backflow warnings.  Our contact page… Continue reading New Educational Backflow Website Launched!


Welcome New DOVE HVE Valves

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:05:19 +0000

DOVE Valves were first introduced in 2014 to meet the challenge of providing clean, safe, uncontaminated evacuation valves for each patient.  DOVE Valves are the #1 selling Disposable HVE and Saliva Ejector Replacement Valve on the Market!  Our products range from HVE (High Volume) Valves to Saliva Ejector Valves, to adapter Tailpieces and Tailcap Plug… Continue reading Welcome New DOVE HVE Valves


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