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Sterilization - protecting your patients and team

Protecting Your Patients & Team

The sterilization center may be the heart of the practice, but people are the heart of the dental industry. Nothing is more important than protecting you, your staff, and your patients.

A-dec is here to support you with current, evidence-based knowledge directly tied to the dental industry. Each of our Territory Managers has earned the OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control Certificate, making them a trustworthy resource for recommendations on dental infection prevention and control.

Sterilization protocols for dental

Sterilization - Front & Center

Patients are more aware of—and concerned about—infection control. No longer something to hide away in the back room, your sterilization center can serve as a good tool to reassure patients about your strict adherence to sterilization protocol.

A-dec Sterilization Center

Sterilization - Workflow and Process

Intuitively and safely guide your dental team through the sterilization process to ensure compliance and keep materials moving efficiently.

Dental CE courses on sterilization

Online CE Courses

We are offering free online CE courses with a range of topics including dental office design, ergonomics, and optimal operatory lighting.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

We've gathered resources for COVID-19 related topics including infection prevention and control. We hope you find these resources helpful.

Is Your Practice Fully Protected?

Take the interactive Protect & Prevent assessment to learn your score—then discover tips, resources and solutions to improve it.

Get Your Score

A-dec protect and prevent scorecard

Sterilization - Workflow and Process

A-dec sterilization centers are organized into functional workspaces, with specified areas for receiving, cleaning, preparation, packaging, sterilization and storage. You can easily group together related steps and simplify the entire sterilization process.

Prevent Cross Contamination

Red infill indicates contaminated. Blue indicates clean. With visual cues and separate storage spaces, dental workers decrease the chance of cross contamination or accidental exposure to microorganisms and contaminants.

A-dec Sterilization Center helps prevent cross-contamination

Follow Recommended Protocol

Load materials and instruments directly from the sterilization center or sterilized storage, deliver them to the treatment room, and return used materials for processing.

Dental workflow process

Streamline Flow

Drawer inserts come in many configurations so you can customize sterilized materials setup to create the most productive flow for your practice.

Dental workflow streamlined with color-coded containers

Contain Spills

Integrated, slide-out waterproof shelf is engineered to accommodate cassette-style autoclaves and protect the cabinet and floor from potential liquid spills.

Contain spills with slide out shelves