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Handpiece sterilization: is it really necessary?



Handpiece sterilization: is it really necessary?



Journal of the California Dental Association 24(1): 34-37



Sterilization of air-driven dental handpieces between patients is an integral component of dental instrument sterilization-asepsis protocols. This article explores some technical aspects of handpiece operation and provides suggested protocols for proper sterilization of the instrument.

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