Enhanced CPD Course

Maintaining Water Quality

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz



CPD Topics covered

  • Disinfection and Decontamination

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • An overview of the different sources of water and which ones are appropriate to select for use within the dental office.
  • Efficient monitoring and maintenance practices of dental water treatment lines, including proper disinfection and flushing techniques.
  • How to identify sources of cross-contamination of water sources in the clinic.
  • An overview of specific types of microbes and pathogens that pose an increased risk to dental water treatment lines.

Anticipated Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • List six factors that promote biofilm formation.
  • Name three water friendly bacteria that pose dangers to the respiratory tract. Identify three sources of water line contamination.
  • Name two types of biocide treatment.
  • Name two types of biocide treatment.
Target Audience
  1. Practice Manager
  2. Receptionist
  3. Dental Technician
  4. Dental Therapist
  5. Dentist
  6. Orthodontic Therapist
  7. Trainee
  8. Clinical Dental Technician
  9. DCP
  10. Dental Hygienist
  11. Dental Nurse
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. C – Maintenance in Field of Practice
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
QCF Level
Level 3
  1. None

About the Instructor

Sharon Boyd

Verified Instructor


Amberton University, Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Science, Human Relations and Business


Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX — Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


  • 2001 - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


Matthew Kitchen

3rd Jun 2019

Good update
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