Temporarily closing down your practice due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak raises one of many challenges current facing dentists: how to safely shut down valuable equipment.
Our brief checklist below covers some essentials.
To support the UK dental industry during this crisis we can also provide a free engineer phone consultation to help protect your equipment and make this difficult period at least a little easier.
Simply email Practice Support Consultant Francesca Davey to request engineer support at no charge.
Equipment Shutdown Checklist –
Turn off and drain if required
SUCTION SYSTEMS (INCLUDING SPITTOON)
Follow manufacturer instructions for correct cleaning fluids to use
Use the correct flushing container for your cleaning fluid
Flush system with fresh water
Flush system with cleaning fluid
Let system run dry for two minutes
Switch off system
Clean exterior as normal
Follow own in-house procedure for cleaning Dental Unit Water Lines
Flush the Dental Unit Water Lines with preferred water additive
Run the Dental Unit Water Lines dry if required
Remove and dry the water bottles
Switch off and cover if required
Wipe out the chamber
Clean any filters in the chamber
Drain the clean and used water tanks
Wipe door seal and leave door open
Questions? Help is Available
Global Dental’s industry specialists, who specialise in dental equipment and environments, will be happy to help all UK dental practices with advice, answers and guidance during the Coronavirus outbreak
Keeping your practice compliant, in good working order and prepared for the inevitable post-virus spike in demand can be a positive activity for an entire team during this challenging time.
For complimentary advice simply contact the Global Dental team.