Dental Sterilization
ANUS DENTAL views sterilization at its utmost importance:
 Policies and Controls of Sterilization
 Processes and Flows of Sterilization
 Dental Sterilization Machines and Technologies
 Indicator Verification System for Biological Sterilization
 Dental Sterilization Indicators
 Dental Instruments & Equipments Cleanliness
 Dental Treatment Cabins Cleanliness
 Prilivege for Personal Sterilization
 ANUS DENTAL Premises
Policies and Controls of Sterilization
At ANUS DENTAL, we regard hygienic standards at the best level. ANUS DENTAL
always provides a clean and safe environment to everyone. ANUS DENTAL imposes
Joint Commission International(JCI) and National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and
Healthcare providers(NABH) sterilization processes that are based on scientific
evidence protocols. We employ hospital cleanliness standards and sterilization
techniques.
At ANUS DENTAL, besides meeting and exceeding cleanliness we ANUS DENTAL
takes additional steps in abiding by guidelines set forth by the American standards by
Center of Disease Contorls (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for
Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), ASHRAE, Association for Professionals in
Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Association of periOperative Registered
Nurses (AORN), Assoication for the Advancment of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI),
American Dental Assoication (ADA) and the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
Sterilization policies and control are followed up to provide a complete sterile, clean,
disinfected environment for each patient in ensuring that all the equipment,treatment
cabins are correctly set up and sterilized daily and after each and every use. Safe and
clean environment initiatives are taken which include filtered water, disposable items,
hand hygiene adherence and biomedical waste management.
ANUS DENTAL welcomes your questionnaire and the opportunity to demonstrate how
we handle patient protection and sterilization techniques . We want everyone to feel
comfortable about their treatment at Anus Dental .

Processes & Flows of Sterilization
Dental instruments are precision tools which require frequent maintenance. International
standards using CE certified sterilisation machines are used for sterilisation of
instruments and equipments . At Anus Dental we selet our dental units,handpieces and
any other machines not only based on their technological advancements but also for
their specific design focus on sterilization approaches.
 
At Anus Dental dental instruments are individually packed and sealed by autosealer
machine then autoclaved by pre-vacuumed autoclave units in viewpacks for individual
patient. Every individual pack of dental instruments are dated to uphold high standards
of sterilisation.
 
At Anus Dental single use non-woven materials are used to protect our sterilized dental
instruments rather than conventional woven wraps which are normally used at other
clinics and hospitals as single use non-woven materials are more bacteria resistant.
Continuous efforts are made to improve the sterilization standard requirements.
 
At Anus Dental all the instruments and equipments are fully and properly sterilized, extra
steps are taken to ensure complete sterilization. Effectiveness of autoclaves is tested on
a day to day basis. Instruments and clinical handpieces are autoclaved separately in
separate sterilization machines.Instruments are rechecked,packed,dated and stored in
clean area after autoclaving.Sterilisation is an important factor at Anus Dental
At Anus Dental potential cross-contamination of instruments is prevented as it organizes
its steriization rooms in separated hygienic and unhygienic areas. To prevent bacterial
growth sterilized clean instruments are kept under controlled cool temperatures and
humidity for 24 hours a day throughout the week. Backup generators are in place should
a power supply disturbance occur.

Dental Instruments & Equipments Cleanliness
At Anus Dental several rounds of processing to ensure total safety and total sterilization
of all dental instruments is done. Initially dental instruments are soaked in rapid multi-
enzyme detergent for pre-disinfectant cleaning. The enzymes digest all human
secretions including blood, saliva, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and
mucopolysaccharides that carries possible bacteria and viruses. Ultrasonic machines
are used in which the instruments are transferred to clean and remove tiny or invisible
dirt trapped in corner or any spiral of instruments. It can be used for removal of protein
and lipid-based soils which is used on surgical instruments, flexible fiberoptic
endoscopes, rigid scopes and apparatus where blood, protein, mucous and lipids form
hard to remove soils.
 
At Anus Dental measurement monitoring and indicators of dental instrument sterilization
process are done to cross check and re-confirm that instruments are sterile and
sterilization machines are performing well. Light differentiates, temperature pressure
gauge readings, time are recorded during each pre and post vacuum autoclaving period
and mechanical measurements on our autoclaving machines are charted at every
machine cycle.
 
At Anus Dental the individual packs of autoclaved dental instruments that have
undergone steam sterilization, are packed with sterile tape external indicators.
 
At Anus Dental the highest level of examination is used to determine factors affecting
treatment infection and death.3M Sterigage an additional internal indicators is also used
to check that each pack of critical dental instrument package has been exposed to
steam at the correct time and temperature. The Steriage check is Class 5 level check,
the highest level of examination, used to determine factors affecting treatment infection
and death.

Indicator Verification System for Biological Sterilization by
3M Attest
Autoclaves or pressure steam machines does not garanteed total sterilization as at Anus
Dental, infection control and sterilizations is of top most priority we not only just use
chemical but biological checks are done to ensure complete sterilizations. At Anus
Dental The Attest Biological Rapid Monitoring System by 3M ESPE is used to verify the
effectiveness of our sterilization efforts frequently.
 
At Anus Dental the 3M Attest sterilization a proven and reliable system with a 20 year
product history is used as biological indicator system for monitoring steam sterilization.
The Attest sterilizations system is used to ensure that Anus Dental sterilization controls
and standards are well assured and above those of required standards.
 It is easier and safer to use than other systems as incubator automatically
crushes vial to release medium making it safe.
 More accurate results are ensured as Self-contained biological indicators
significantly reduce the possibility of contamination, minimizing false
positives.
 Easy observation and reading of indicator colour change is easily visible
through see-through covers.
 To meet the needs of both small and large offices it is 14-vial capacity.
 For quick reference and easy use System is colour-coded.
 Providing faster results than typical mail-in services as readout is available in
three hours.
 To ensure accurate results and consistency Dry-block design is pre-set to
proper incubation temperature.

Dental Treatment Cabins Cleanliness
At Anus Dental after single use with every patient Dental units are cleaned and
disinfected. During cleaning Single-use disposable towels that contains high level
disinfectants are used with our dental units which are disposed after every single use at
our dental care.
At Anus Dental pre-selected high level disinfectant which is tested and clinically certified
to be effective against bacteria and staphylococcus aureus. Whilst, MRSA,VRE,
staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin, Hepatitis B, C,
Influenza A2 Virus as well as Herpes simplex types 1 and 2, AIDS (HIV), are disabled
within 2 minutes. Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis,
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella enteric are deactivated within 3 minutes of
contact to the disinfectant.
Every possible effort is taken at our dental care centre for effective and complete
cleanliness.

Privilege for Personal Sterilization
At Anus Dental patients are also offered an option to purchase your own dental
diagnostic set (D-set) and dental airotor handpiece for you and/or your family’s individual
use on request which means that the dental diagnostic set(D-set) and dental airotor
handpiece is secured,reserved and autoclaved only for you and/or your family’s use
during your dental visits at our dental house.
Anus Dental is an amalgam-free dental care where even removal of amalgam fillings are
done using rubber dams to prevent mercury exposure as our dental care believes in
safe removal of amalgam fillings. Patients may also opt for for replacement of amalgam
with composite resin or white fillings.
If you do wish to take up this personalised option at our dental care centre, for you and
your family, our staff would be obliged to help you go through the process.

 
Anus Dental Premises
Anus Dental premises is precisely designed to operate and function as a dental care
centre.
Our dental house is fitted and perfectly equipped with the latest technologies and
equipments which ensures complete sterilization in and around the treatment cabins
making a safe environment for our patients and their families

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