We are back! Thank you for those of you who patiently waited for the next installment of the blog series “Are You Getting the Service You Paid For?” The last segment spoke about the record keeping required by your staff. Today we will be reviewing the amalgam separator inspection of the top six amalgam separators sold in North America.
Amalgam Separator Inspection – Office Staff
Preventative Maintenance Videos on the Top 6 Amalgam Separators
M.A.R.S LibertyBOSS – NO Inspection, NO Maintenance, NO filters for 3 years
Solmetex Hg5 – Weekly Inspections, Filters average every 6 months
Crosstex – Weekly Inspections, Filters average every 6 months
Eco II – Monthly Inspections, Filters average every 6 months
R&D – Daily Inspections, Daily Decanting
Acadia – Weekly Inspections, Filters average every 6 months, Two Recycling requirements (inlet filter and sediment filter)
Proper Disposal of your Amalgam Separator
Next blog we will be focusing on the proper disposal of your amalgam separator. No matter what system you have, if you have moved from one system to another, or shutting down your practice, your amalgam separator needs to be disposed of properly. M.A.R.S will be highlighting the mistakes made by Dental Service Providers, leaving Dental Practices non-compliant.