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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Jan 19, 2022

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On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists Michelle is joined by Gary Severance, DDS to dive into the topic of air quality, highlighting what zones and equipment you need to focus on to keep yourself and your patients safe. 


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Interview Starts: 08:45.587


Episode Highlights

  • Locations in the office 
  • Home air purifiers
  • Risks of poor air quality  
  • Zones
  • Equipment on the market



“I know many have not implemented proper air purification into their offices.” 


“We think about airflow when the patient is in the chair, but they also sit in the waiting room with that same airflow.” 


“Our PPE is great for biological hazards but people don’t think about the chemical hazards.” 


“Please for the love god test your vacuum pump.” 


“It was a bad year for everyone but a good year of learning and improving.” 


“A slightly dirty filter will catch more dirt.” 


“You don’t want air circled or kicked back in the breathing zone.” 


“Air management is a combination.” 


“We should not be assuming things are working just because we hear them.”




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