Dental

Making the Invisible Visible

Making the invisible visible Posted on: January 17, 2019 | By Mike Booth

With the advent of AeraMax Professional’s new PureView™ technology, facility personnel, office managers and others in fields ranging from dental labs and manufacturing to daycare centers, health care institutions, educational centers and more can actually see these commercial-grade air purifiers working. That’s because they make the invisible—germs, bacteria, volatile organic compounds, odors, viruses and the […]

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Silicosis and the Dental Industry

silicosis in the dental industry Posted on: January 3, 2019 | By Mike Booth

It’s bad enough that the dental profession has been called the most dangerous by the U.S. Department of Labor, now it has to contend with another problem: Silicosis. Silicosis is something more closely related to the construction industry, where workers breathe in silica dust from construction materials. It results in the scarring of lung tissue […]

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Close Quarters, More Problems

Posted on: November 27, 2018 | By Mike Booth

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous, because of the typical working conditions and chances of breathing in harmful contaminants. But some of the dangers affecting dental lab workers aren’t because of dust coming from the substrates they work with—germs, bacteria and viruses affect workers, too. […]

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State of the Air: Where U.S. Cities Rank

Posted on: November 12, 2018 | By Mike Booth

According to the American Lung Association, more than 40 percent of Americans breathe in dirty air every day. That’s the findings from the association’s annual State of the Air report, which tabulates the quality of air in cities across the United States, factoring in smog, air pollution, carbon monoxide levels from car exhaust and spikes […]

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Unhealthy Occupations

Airborne particles—whether they be from bacteria, grinding dust or harmful chemicals and the like—contribute to making the dental profession so unhealthy Posted on: October 23, 2018 | By Mike Booth

Some jobs are just riskier than others. Take hang-gliding instructors. Or high-rise window washers. Or lion tamers, bear trap testers or even fireworks packers. But those pale in comparison to the riskiest industry in America: the dental industry. According to a study conducted by Business Insider, the dental industry has five of the top ten […]

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