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Dental Handpiece Sterilization (Dear Doctor Letter) September 1992

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Dental Handpiece Sterilization (Dear Doctor Letter)

Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Devices and Radiological Health

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that reusable dental handpieces and related instruments (such as aidwater syringes and ultrasonic scalers) be heat sterilized between each patient use


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