Dental Unit Waterlines: Implement & Maintain Protocol

Posted in Online Learning, Upcoming Events

This session will provide a comprehensive review of the 3 steps required for implementing and maintaining a successful Dental Unit Waterline protocol.

Locations & Dates

Virtual (Online):

January 31

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET


CE Credits: 1

Duration: 1 hour

AGD Subject Code: 148

Cost: Free 

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Seminar Topic: Implement and maintain a Dental Unit Waterline protocol.

Course Description:

Dental Unit Waterlines provide a critical element to nearly all dental procedures and it is essential to ensure that the water is safe for human consumption and that dental practices are in compliance with regulatory guidance.

All participants will also receive information regarding water quality, biofilm formation, water treatment methods and appropriate maintenance protocols for water delivery systems.

Audience: Dentists, Clinical Staff, Administrative Staff

Key Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the recommended safe bacterial counts in Dental Unit Waterlines
  • Identify Dental Unit Waterline features that contribute to biofilm formation
  • Recognize contributing factors to biofilm growth
  • Conduct testing, maintenance and documentation protocols

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DC Institute is designated as a Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 03/01/2022 to 02/28/2026. Provider ID# 374697