Dental waste, medical waste, waste management, dental offices, review

Pakfetrat, Ali and Irani, morvarid and hadizadeh talasaz, zahra (2018) Dental waste, medical waste, waste management, dental offices, review. Navid No, 21 (67). pp. 66-76.

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Background & Objectives: Today, one of the most important environmental issues is dental solid wastes due to its high contents of toxic, pathogen and hazardous agents. The aim of this review study was to evaluate of dental wastes produced in dental offices. Materials & Methods: In this review study, Persian and English articles that published during 1997 to 2018 with keywords of dental solid waste� solid waste management� disposal waste� hazards� biomedical waste� dental clinics were searched in PubMed, Magiran, Google Scholar, Iranmedex, Scopus, Irandoc and SID databases. Results: A total of 15 studies which were extracted from 245 articles related to the role of dental wastes produced in dental offices were studied. The results of latest research articles in this field were discussed and summarized. Conclusion: It is suggested that dentists should be trained to reduce, separate and recycle the wastes in accordance with relevant rules and regulations. Because the segregation of recyclable parts from dental wastes can lead to reduction of a large amount of wastes and so that the costs of collection, transportation, disposal and disinfecting will be reduced

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Navid No
Depositing User: nnj nnj
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2019 13:42
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2019 13:45

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