CDT offers new guidelines on slowspeed handpiece sterilization; adds to list of accepted products

McCann, Daniel
January 1994
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jan1994, Vol. 125 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
Reports on the Council on Dental Therapeutics' guidelines on slowspeed handpiece sterilization. Acceptable methods of sterilization; List of accepted products.


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