To prevent fogging during use, we highly recommend running the mirror under hot(warm) water for a few seconds, prior to insering into the patient's mouth to raise the overall temperature of the mirror (prevents condensation).
A soft paper towel or muslin cloth can be used to remove excess water droplets.
Recommend Cleaning Instructions for the dental Photography Mirrors:
Care should be taken to ensure both proper cleaning and longevity. The recommended method for decontamination is thorough cleaning followed by steam sterilization using the following procedures:
Prior to Sterilizing:
Pior to autoclaving , we recommend rinsing the mirror with soap and water to remove any surface contaminants. After rinsing, dry with a paper towel or cloth and place the mirror in a sterilization bag.
If you chose to use an Ultrasonic Cleaner to remove contaminants , please avoid placing the mirror in with other sharp metal instruments to prevent any scratching of mirrored surface.
Time: 15-20 minutes
Temperature: 121C to 130C / 250F to 270F