Dental disinfection Protocols
PVS impression disinfection process
Model work disinfection process
A standard microwave works to disinfect model work without negative impact. Disinfection time for a stone model at 600 W takes 3 minutes and sterilization occurs around 5 minutes at 900 W. Bona GenDent 2017 Anaraki J Dent Res 2013 . In 1985 research first showed microwaves are an effective form of sterilization as long as the object rotates.
Denture disinfection process
Denture will be disinfected when using a 650W standard microwave for 3 minutes. Denture needs to be under water and can not contain any metal! Altieri 2012 JADA microwave denture article
Intra-operative disinfection technque