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PERSONAL PROTECTION COVERALLS
The items below contain options for personal protective coveralls, some with hoods and feet and some without. By purchasing coveralls with hoods and feet, you save money by not having to purchase hoods and shoe coverings separately. But we give you options to do either.
Even with all engineering controls the removal of a mercury dental filling will release mercury contaminated particulate matter which can stay airborne for up to 10 minutes, eventually landing on surfaces and flooring. Implementing head coverings that also covers the neck area will protect skin from mercury exposure.
DuPont Tyvek 400 TY657S Pullover Hood with Elastic Opening and Serged Seams, White, Universal Size (Pack of 100). The DuPont Tyvek 400 (TY657S) pullover hood extends over shoulders to provide full head protection. One size fits most. Pullover hood design features elastic face opening. Tyvek garments are composed of flash spun high density polyethylene which creates a unique, nonwoven material available only from DuPont. Tyvek provides an ideal balance of protection, durability and comfort of any limited use fabric technology.
DuPont™ SureStep™ Shoe Covers feature a unique polyethylene extrusion coating for skid resistance. Tear-resistant fabric has a seamless bottom design and is fluid-resistant for safety and extended life. Virtually lint free, will not delaminate. Generous cut. SureStep™ Shoe Covers are made of spunbonded polypropylene with extruded polyethylene coating and come 200 pair per case. Attributes: Serged seams, elastic opening, defined toe and heel, self fabric soles.
THE NECESSITY OF UTILIZING FACE SHIELDS & SAFETY GLASSES
Studies have shown that even with engineering controls such as water and high volume suction, that the removal of mercury dental fillings generates mercury contaminated particulate matter. Some of these particles will bypass suction controls and be deposited on the face and neck of the dentist and assistant, where it will continue to off gas or be absorbed into the skin, exposing dental professionals after their respirators have been removed. Thus the necessity of utilizing face shields to protect the face and neck of the dental professional during amalgam removal.
Face shields are a vital component to preventing mercury particulate from landing on the face and neck of dental professionals. Likewise, safety glasses will protect your eyes. Face shields with hanging drapes will provide added protection from mercury particulate matter coming up from below the face shield. Face shields will be contaminated after each mercury filling removal and thus are one time use items, so please order a monthly amount equal to the number of amalgam removal sessions you perform each month. Any items present during an amalgam removal that will be reused should undergo thorough cleaning to remove mercury.
Reusable Extended Face Shield works with Lights and Loupes. Contoured shield with extended sides provides full face coverage and eye protection. Designed to comfortably clear glasses and most popular loupes and lights.
Disposable Anti-Fog Face Shields are available in 25, 100 and 300 quantities. These disposable, double sided anti-fog Face Shields come with padded headband and elastic strap. Incorporates light transmission so as not to obstruct ones sight.
Mercury Clean-up Wipes eliminate dangerous mercury residue from surfaces, instruments, equipment, hands and help suppress hazardous vapors. 30 per bottle.
HAND PROTECTION: THICK NITRILE GLOVES & HGX HAND CREAM
A dentists’ hands are at the source point of mercury exposure during the removal of an amalgam filling. Even with all engineering controls, large amounts of mercury have been measured on the gloves of dental staff after removal of an amalgam filling. OSHA designates a skin notation for mercury absorption, thus we offer thick nitrile gloves from 6 millimeters up to 8 millimeters with extended cuffs. Additionally, many dentists double glove and smear HgX Hand Cream on the first glove layer for extra protection.
The IAOMT’s SMART protocol recommends that dentists use a dental dam during the removal of mercury fillings so as to protect patients from mercury exposures. Mercury safe dentist Matthew Young, DDS has written an article explaining how spreading HgX Hand Cream on the dental dam will reduce the amount of mercury exposure to the patient, thus allowing the dental dam to be even more protective.
Get a good grip and an excellent fit. Textured fingertips allow you to work with ease and confidence. Easy-to-don beaded cuffs provide greater strength and durability. Nitrile, synthetic rubber construction eliminates the possibility of latex-oriented allergic reactions. Long, 9 1/2-inch ambidextrous design. Style: Disposable; Wrist Style: Beaded Cuff; Material(s): Nitrile; Color(s): Purple.
AT SOURCE ORAL AEROSOL VACUUM Each room where mercury fillings are removed must have adequate filtration in place which requires a high-volume air filtration system (such as an at source oral aerosol vacuum) capable of removing mercury vapor and amalgam particles generated during the removal of one or more mercury fillings.
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The HealthyAir® Oral Aerosol Vacuum & Air Purification System is the leader in protecting dental professionals from harmful aerosols. As contaminated air passes through the HealthyAir® Source Capture, the Pre-Filter, eHEPA® Filter, and Enhanced Carbon Catalytic Filter work in conjunction to capture ultra fine air borne particles and microorganisms, including virus, bacteria, mold, gasses, dust, smoke, allergens, odors, and VOCs, as well as mercury particulate and vapors. The unit ships with a 5′-6″ hose.
These units can be converted to an outside ventilation unit with the provided hardware.
The HealthyAir® Oral Aerosol Vacuum & Air Purification System also has an enhanced carbon catalytic filter which enables the system to be used for the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART) to capture harmful mercury vapors and mercury particulate that are released during the removal of amalgam fillings. More information can be found in our comprehensive FAQ below.
Again, all HealthyAir oral aerosol vacuum units ship as recycled air units, but can be converted into outside vented units at your convenience.