Ensure the Safety of Dental Treatment Water
Appropriate methods to control biofilm formation and monitor water quality must be implemented to safeguard patients.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the effects of biofilm formation in dental unit waterlines.
- Identify the infections associated with dental treatment water.
- List the standards for minimum water quality in dental offices.
- Explain procedures for effectively managing dental treatment water quality.
This course was published in the March 2017 issue and expires March 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.