AIM: To survey the knowledge of disinfecting dental materials/equipments by dental technicians. OBJECTIVE: To survey about different methods, techniques and materials used for disinfecting or sterilising dental equipments and the materials sent by the clinician to dental technicians. BACKGROUND: Infection control is an essential part of dentistry . Potential for disease transmission in dental lab is well documented. This study comprises of analysing different methods of disinfecting dental materials by dental technicians. REASON: Disinfection of dental materials should be undertaken to prevent transmission of infection. So it is important to know the different disinfecting methods.
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Kalaiselvi. R, Revathy Gounder. Assessing the knowledge of disinfecting dental materials/ equipment by dental technicians in Tamil Nadu. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(11): 1937-1940. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00397.8