International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Matters concerning sterilization and disinfection of the equipment used for patient in clinical practice

Classification Dental clinic Dental hospital General hospital and university hospital p-value
Ultrasonic scaler tip 3.62±0.55 3.85±0.35 3.83±0.38 0.05
Impression tray 3.79±0.47 3.80±0.55 3.78±0.60 0.98
Handle implement 3.91±0.37 3.88±0.51 4.00±0.00 0.50
Glass ball 3.29±0.93 3.54±0.84 3.78±0.60 0.09
Rubber cup 3.47±0.89 3.46±0.80 3.91±0.41 0.05
Coton roll 3.53±0.70a 3.88±0.33b 3.87±0.45c 0.00*
Guze 3.65±0.54a 3.88±0.33b 3.96±0.20c 0.00*
Bur 3.82±0.38 3.88±0.33 4.00±0.00 0.11
Suction tip 3.91±0.28 3.88±0.40 3.96±0.20 0.65
Handpiece 3.62±0.60 3.71±0.55 3.83±0.38 0.36

Unit : score by ANOVA, *p<0.05. a,b,cThe same characters are not significant by Scheffe test. Coton roll: a<c,b. Guze: a<c.

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