Management of Dental Decontamination

An Overview of the management responsibilities to be considered by a dental practice which will enable the smooth running of decontamination processes.

Decontamination within a dental practice requires management to ensure that all staff are aware of their roles in the decontamination process and that they can responsibly operate machinery required within that process in a safe manner and have an understanding of the instruments that they are re-processing.

Medical devices play a crucial role in care and treatment. There are a vast number and variety of medical devices that professionals handle within their practice every day.

This section aims to provide some insight into considerations to be made when procuring new equipment, what to expect from manufacturers along with advice on the importance of documentation.