Evaluation of the PotoClean ® decontamination technology for reprocessing of water supply lines in dental units during routine work

Axel Kramer, Torsten Koburger, Lisa-Dorothea Taube, Michael Menzel, Georg Meyer & Ojan Assadian
Background: A frequent problem in dental units is the microbial contamination of water and biofilm formation in the water supply lines. After random identification of a bacterial contaminated dental unit (310 cfu/ml) in a practise with 3 dental units we implemented the present study to evaluate the efficacy of the PotoClean® technology, based on anodic oxidation. Method: The efficacy of a regular low concentrated permanent decontamination (1 mg Cl/L) with an additional intensive decontamination by...