When placing a used needle in a sharps container you should:
Bacterial spores are harder to kill than fungus.
As a patient, you should always ask about the dental office sterilization protocol and examine the room for cleanliness.
Alginate impressions do not need to be sterilized because they need to be poured up right away due to possible shrinkage and the store will not carry any bacteria.
When taking x-rays, the collimator is never in contact with the patients mouth so there is no need to cover or disinfect it after each patient.
The definition of “disinfection” in this course is:
High level disinfectants kill micro-organisms, except spores with prolonged contact may kill endospores.
Hepatitis has 5 main categories, which of the following apply?
Heat sterilizers should be spore tested:
DUWL (Dental Unit Water Lines) should be flushed:
A disinfectant should be:
Which of the following cause damage to latex gloves?
PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) consists of:
It is illegal to refuse treatment to an HIV infected patient.
If you need to retrieve an item in a drawer during a procedure and your gloves are contaminated, you should: