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The Danger Lurking in the Lab

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous. And one reason? Something very, very small. Dust. Posted on: January 31, 2019 | By Mike Booth

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous. And one reason? Something very, very small. Dust. Given that there’s an aging population, there’s more demand for dental appliances, like bridges and denture sets. That means dental labs are running at full tilt—and dust from sandblasting and grinding […]

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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

Pylica płuc vs. przemysł stomatologiczny 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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Suffer the Children: New Report Outlines Pollution’s Reach

Children suffering from toxic air Posted on: December 10, 2018 | By Mike Booth

It’s a shocking statistic: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1.8 billion children under the age of 15—93 percent of the world’s population of children—are exposed to toxic air every day. That’s the finding of WHO’s new report, called Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air, which outlines the grave situation […]

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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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