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BIOLASE Is in Fight for Safe and Infection-Free Oral Healthcare

Posted by Svetlana Li on May 3, 2013 4:07:00 PM

Call them germs, viruses, bacteria, fungus, or plain ol' “icky” – they are the micro-organisms that can cause infections and disease. Being disease-free from these contaminants is known as “asepsis”, and that is what the dental world strives to achieve.

The strategies to eliminate dental infections depend on many factors. For dental professionals, these can range from the most basic, yet necessary, steps, such as washing hands with soap and water, using gloves during procedures, and using medicine to treat infections if they should start.

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