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A Pollution Prevention Perspective

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In 2004 and 2005 the project team mailed, FAXed, and hand-delivered surveys that asked questions about dental chemicals. Over 100 dental practices in the San Francisco Bay Area chose to participate in the project, for a response rate of about 25%.

Results of these surveys appear in the following factsheets, together with suggestions about management techniques that dental offices may use to reduce their chemical use.

Technical Briefs

Radiographic Chemicals

Instrument Cleaners

Instrument Sterilizers

Work Surface Disinfectants

Vacuum Line Cleaners

Restorative Materials

Dental Office Injuries

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