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. https://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2018/10/on-stage-with-evacuation-lines-safety-guidance-for-dental-hygienists.html
New Educational Backflow Website Launched!
Posted Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:39:36 +0000
We are excited to launch SalivaEjectorBackflow.com 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
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?