To keep a dental office up and running, implementing proper cleaning and sterilization techniques is crucial. American Dental stresses the importance of having a schedule that dentists, hygienists, and other office personal can easily perform in timely increments (ie: daily, weekly, etc). When it comes to regular maintenance of handpieces and their components, we have this to say:
Our hope is that you can figure out a good routine that works for your office. It is a process and could take some time to see what is right for your dental office. As always, let us know if you have any further questions. Make sure to use the above free technical resources. There is even a helpful printout to help get your routine started.