Evaluation of Efficiency of Different Decontamination Methods of Dental Burs: An In vivo Study

@inproceedings{Mathivanan2017EvaluationOE,
  title={Evaluation of Efficiency of Different Decontamination Methods of Dental Burs: An In vivo Study},
  author={Abirami Mathivanan and D. Saisadan and P. Manimaran and C. Dhinesh Kumar and K. Sasikala and Ajmalkhan Kattack},
  booktitle={Journal of pharmacy & bioallied sciences},
  year={2017}
}
Introduction Infection control is very important in dentistry. Both dentist and patients are at risk of communicating diseases during treatment procedures. Dental burs have been identified as a source of cross-contamination between patient and dental personnel. Aim The present study was done to quantitatively and qualitatively assess the pathogenic contamination of dental burs used for tooth preparation and to determine the effective method of sterilization(autoclave, glass bead sterilizer… CONTINUE READING