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Developing a Sharps Disposal Plan

Sharps disposal

Sharps management is an important component of a dental practice. A sharp is anything that can pierce skin, this includes, needles, scalpel blades, anesthetic carpules, orthodontic wires, etc. All practices using sharps are liable for their proper containment and ultimate disposal. A quality sharps program requires multiple considerations but can be readily established and maintained with proper ...