EARN 2 CE CREDITS FREE WITH CODE KKRHA20: Reprocessing and Maintenance of Handpieces and Attachments: Following the Recommendations
Proper Reprocessing & Maintenance of Dental Handpieces
The overall goal of this article is to provide the reader with information on reprocessing and maintenance of handpieces and components. After reading this course, participants should be able to:
1. List and describe the recommended steps in handpiece reprocessing;
2. Describe key elements of the recent CDC Statement on handpiece reprocessing;
3. Review the handling of handpieces and components not attached to dental unit water or airlines; and,
4. Discuss issues that may occur associated with handpiece reprocessing and maintenance, causes and solutions.