Issue One 2017
2017, Vol. 4, issue 1, (March)
Protocol for sterile conditions using dental photography
In dental surgical procedures in outpatient practices and a lacking opportunity for video documentation, the operator or the assistant are needed to document with cameras the different stages in implantological or surgical dental treatment. A similar working protocol requires sterile conditions of photographic equipment and accessories for photographic documentation. The purpose of this article is to create and combine photographic and disinfection steps needed for a protocol of shooting during surgical treatment. The sterilization of such devices is not easy and is associated to certain difficulties. The use of specific combined protocols with sterile foil or autoclaved envelopes provide complete sterility and freedom in photographic and medical aspect.
Authors:Radostina Vasileva; Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of DentalMedicine, Medical University, Varna;
Rossen Kolarov; Department of Maxillo-oral Surgery, Faculty of DentalMedicine, Medical University, Varna;
Nikolay Nikolov; Private dental practice - Plovdiv;