Steps of sterilization protocol at Dental Sterilization:

  • Cleaning with water: Instruments are immediately cleaned with water after using them to clean saliva and biological debris like blood and are soaked in enzymatic cleaning solution
  • Manual scrubbing:  Instruments are manually scrubbed
  • Ultrasonic cleaning: This cleans the instruments by passing sound waves through disinfectant
  • Drying of instruments: The instruments are dried thoroughly
  • Packing: The instruments are packed in pouches and sealed. Each pouch has chemical indicator to ensure proper sterilization
  • Loading into autoclave: The packed instruments are loaded into the 'Melag' autoclave.