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Congratulations Byron Labs for a new P53 DC 5 Axis Mill.

Here are some advantage of UP3d P53 5 axis milling machine compared to other brands: a) 24/7 support even holiday and weekend at no charge. We guarantee UP3D engineers can answer your questions anytime. b) True 90 degree vertical milling for more aesthetic dental anatomy especial in the anterior. c) CAM and CAD software updates […]

Chlorhexidine chips to treat peri-implantitis?

Methods: Peri-implantitis patients with implant pockets of 5 to 8 mm had subgingival implant surface debridement followed by repeated bi-weekly supra gingival plaque debridement and chlorhexidine chip application for 12 weeks. Results: A total of 290 patients were included: Significant reduction in implant probing depths was measured in the chlorhexidine group ( 1.76 mm) compared to […]

What IPAC inspectors look for in your dental sterilization center.

IPAC requirements for the Sterilization and Reprocessing Area: There is to be no storage or consumption of food or beverages in the designated sterilization and reprocessing area. Eating and drinking during instrument processing is prohibited. All instruments should be processed in a central area of the dental office that is designed to facilitate quality control and […]

Designing a Conexis Dental Sterilization Center with SOLIDWORKS AND RHINO 3D computer-aided design software. Contact Conexis to design yours today!

Taking into consideration the space available and following the infection control and prevention standards (IPAC) to ensure the one-way flow essential in the reprocessing of dental instruments the space is divided into: A) Receiving and cleaning area with full vertical separation dividers, sensor controlled garbage bin, under mount stainless steel sink, solid working surface, space for […]

Woodpecker High-Pressure Plasma Air Purifier Q3

The large volume of biological aerosol produced by dental procedures is of great concern to practicing dentists. Introducing new technology from Silicon Valley.  A recent study “Aerodynamic Characteristics and RNA Concentration of SARS-CoV-2 Aerosol in Wuhan Hospitals during COVID-19 Outbreak”,  Yuan Liu, Ph.D et al. used gelatin filters to capture aerosol samples in the patient areas, […]

Flight Defender Aerosol Evacuator

The regulatory decisions made in the next few months will determine our dental careers. This email series is a review of the available evidence for aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 including links to open access journal articles. Bassel Gebrael DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C) Part 1: Understanding mulitphase turbulent gas clouds The main method of transmission of […]

Air exchanges per hour in an operatory with an in-operatory air cleaner. Wuhan hospital study.

How to calculate air exchanges per hour (ACH) in an operatory with an in-operatory air cleaner (HEPA filter unit): The typical dental operatory has an area 100 square feet with an 8 foot ceiling, which gives a volume of 800 cubic feet. Following an aerosol generating procedure, the operatory must be left empty to permit […]