Complete statements related to sterilization by the autoclave.
a. The autoclave sterilizes using steam from __________.
b. All packs must be ___________ arranged.
Endodontic instruments and burs will __________ when exposed to steam.
Complete statements related to the ultrasonic cleaning unit.
a. __________ is a process of continuous formation and implosion of
microscopic bubbles in a cleaning solution.
b. The ultrasonic cleaning unit only cleans an item. It does not __________ an
Normally, an article should remain in the cleaner _______ to ______ minutes.
Complete information related to preparing instruments for sterilization.
a. __________ the instruments in a holding solution prior to using the ultrasonic
b. __________ the instruments ultrasonically.
__________ the instruments under hot running water.
d. __________ the instruments __________.
During cleaning and sterilization, all hinged instruments must be: