3 Ways Lab Labels Keep Your Dental Practice Compliant with Sterilization Requirements

Aug 29, 2019 11:18:34 AM / by Alex A. Goldberg, Ph.D. posted in Labels, Sterilization


Infection Control and Prevention (IPAC) Canada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have stringent guidelines on the sterilization and logging of equipment used in dental offices. Among the requirements, any material that’s registered as a “critical” or “semi-critical” item, which includes surgical instruments, mouth mirrors, amalgam condensers, reusable impression trays, and anything else that contacts mucous membranes or non-intact skin, needs to be sterilized.1,2

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