Month: October 2015

Biomaterials Research Laboratory

Two members of our scientific staff are now qualified to perform scanning electron microscopy studies at the University of Michigan Center for Materials Characterization. This capability allows us to look at material surfaces with exceptional depth of field and magnification to help explain product success and failure. For example, when used to evaluate the change […]

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Immediate Need for Healthcare Facilities to Review Procedures for Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices

In September the CDC issued a Health Advisory alerting Healthcare facilities to properly maintain, clean, and disinfect or sterilize reusable medical devices.   It is recommended that offices carefully examine and update their reprocessing procedures for medical devices and provide training to all personnel. This assessment should ensure that reprocessing is done correctly, including allowing enough […]

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Updates to The Team Corner

THE BEST SMILE POSSIBLE When a patient decides to have cosmetic work done, the dental assistant can play an important role.  Most patients are excited and apprehensive, because of the changes they anticipate and the investment they are making.  They know what they don’t like about their smile and sometimes need help figuring out what’s […]

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