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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Amalgam Separators Required in Illinois?

Chicago-area dentists with their proximity to Lake Michigan may have been aware of existing regulations covering mercury and amalgam disposal throughout the Great Lakes region. Minnesota, Wisconsin, and most recently Michigan and Ohio have in place or have introduced regulations covering amalgam disposal in dental offices. To the North, amalgam separators have been required for [...]
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Tech Tips #35: How to Replace a Water Relay Valve- Video

Have you experienced a handpiece that has had a leak from the water coolant? The most common culprit for these types of leaks is the water relay valve. While the cause may differ in various units, most systems incorporate some form of water relay valve or “Clippard valve”. This video walks you through the easy [...]
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