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Simon Davies explores the risks of exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals used in the dental practice, as well as offering a practical solution for avoiding the problem altogether, whilst solving the efficacy versus safety conundrum.

Simon Davies is the Managing Director of CleanCert, a company that specialises in innovative water purification and dental infection-control products.

This course is equivalent to one hour of Enhanced CPD. To answer the questions and obtain a certificate, please complete the course and take the quiz at the end. Providing you complete the course and the answers are correct, you will gain access to the certificate claiming procedure. Once completed, your certificate will be issued and sent to the email address you provided. 

CPD Learning outcomes
B, C, D
Aims and objectives
The aim of this article is to explore the risks of continuous exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals used in the dental practice, as well as offering a practical solution for avoiding the problem altogether, solving the efficacy versus safety conundrum.
On completing this CPD article, the reader will:
1. Understand the risks posed to dental team members and patients when potentially dangerous chemicals are used
2. Understand why a number of the cleaning agents commonly used in the dental practice may be dangerous to health
3. Understand that workers who use high-level disinfectants are at risk of exposure to the chemicals contained within them
4. Understand that hypochlorous offers an excellent solution to the efficacy versus safety conundrum, ensuring both microbial control and safety
To provide feedback on this article, please contact cpdfeedback@cleancert.co.uk.

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