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  • Where should we dispose of sharps?

     

    The safest place to dispose of sharps is chairside. They must be placed in a sharps container.

  • Must I remove hand jewelry such as rings before donning gloves?

     

    Although there is no requirement to remove hand jewelry before wearing gloves, these can damage the gloves and bacteria cam also harbor under the jewelry.

  • When should the evacuation line be cleaned?

     

    The evacuation line should be cleaned with a suitable solution at the end of every day in the operatory.

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