Waterline Tip #3

Make sure to change the filters that are part of your dental unit waterlines.

Before you disregard this waterline tip because you don’t think it pertains to your units, double check to make sure this is true. You may have these filters in your dental units and you don’t even know it.  Dental units that are fed municipally typically have 40-micron filter elements located in the unit’s junction box and they should be changed as per the manufacturer’s instructions (typically annually but do a little research to find the exact maintenance protocol for your unit). They don’t look like a normal filters (see image).

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